by Rick Chafe (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Commission funds provided by the Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation (Edmonton, Alberta)
Website: http://www.cctc.ualberta.ca/
1 Woman 1 Man

Drama. A young couple find themselves confronted by the most important decision of their lives on the way down. A boy, a girl, and what happens when the doors open.

First Father

by Brad Fraser (Toronto, Ontario)
Commission funds provided by Shadow Theatre (Edmonton, Alberta)
Website: http://www.shadowtheatre.org/
2 Men

Drama. Sometimes that stranger on an elevator has a closer connection to you than might be imagined. Two half brothers come upon each other by chance on the eve of their father’s death. They quickly discover that the man they know, is not who they think.

Rite of Passage

by Jorde Mande (Toronto, Ontario)
Commission funds provided by Nightswmimming (Toronto, Ontario)
Website: http://nightswimmingtheatre.com/
1 Woman 1 Man

Drama.A couple is drawn closer together when they lose what they most wanted over the course of their elevator ride to their doctor’s office.

The Tip of Things

by Catherine Banks (Sambro, Nova Scotia)
Commission funds provided by Mulgrave Road Theatre (Guysborough, Nova Scotia)
Website: http://mulgraveroad.ca/
2 Women

A poetic drama. We have all left things we love behind in hotel rooms. There is a window of time in which you might get them back. A new mother has reached her crisis point. After the hotel maid has cleaned her room she has one last chance to change her fate.

Closed for Urgent & Extraordinary Work

by Alexandra Haber (Montreal, Quebec)
Commission funds provided by Imago Theatre (Montreal, Quebec)
Website: http://imagotheatre.ca/
2 Women

A whimsical drama in which two women meet in an elevator at 3AM. It is the witching hour, a time when anything can happen. We discover that they are not strangers but two versions of the same woman living entirely different but parallellives.


by Greg MacArthur (Montreal, Quebec)
Commission funds provided by Workshop West Theatre (Edmonton, Alberta)
Website: http://www.workshopwest.org/
2 Actors + 1 cello player(Cello can be recorded music, preferred cast 2 Men)

A pitch black comedy/ interactive drama in which the audience is loaded onto an elevator by two men in hazmat suites only to discover that they (the audience) are being exported to a mysterious location as livestock.
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Heather Inglis



Theatre Yes, 2014