"A sparkling new comedy about family, and friends, and relationships, and sex, and
farming, and … bees."
The Port Stanley Festival Theatre closes its 2016 summer season with a production
of Mark Crawford’s ("Stag and Doe", and "Bed and Breakfast"), brand new comedy "The
Birds and the Bees". Running from August 17th, in our newly renovated Grace Auditorium,
this sparkling Canadian comedy enjoys a three week run with a closing night September
Starring Susan Johnston Collins ("Old Love", "Knickers: A Brief Comedy", "Mending
Fences", "Animal Magnetism", and "Having Hope at Home"), Terry Barna ("Harvest,
"Here On The Flightpath", "7-10 Split", "and "Mending Fences",), Jane Spence ("The
Melville Boys", "When The Reaper Calls", and "Elvis and Mavis") and Ryan Bommarito
("White Rabbit, Red Rabbit", "Romeo and Juliet", "Othello", and "Entitlement"),
"The Birds and the Bees" is directed by PSFT Artistic Director Simon Joynes, and
Stage Managed by Kevin Olson, with Set Design by Eric Bunnell and Lighting Design
by Karen Crichton.
"Mark Crawford: fast becoming a Canadian playwriting favourite!"
"Join us for our season closer and see just what the birds and the bees have been
up to … chance encounters, love among the turkeys, a comedy about fresh starts."
With a varied season, which will appeal to single ticket buyers, subscribers, and
tour groups alike, the Port Stanley Festival Theatre provides another season of
top quality entertainment in 2016.