Be Part Of The Theatre, Without The Stage, At MHPL

Readers' Theatre group enjoying the plays and camaraderie
Posted on 27 June 2024 by Chris Brown.

You don’t need a stage to bring great works of literature to life, and you don’t need an audience either.

The Readers’ Theatre group at Medicine Hat Public Library is proof of that. They group has been meeting on Thursdays at the library for almost five years. The dozen or so members read scripts of plays aloud just for themselves and in a no-pressure setting, choosing from their library of everything from intense drama to riotous comedies and Greek tragedies. Following each play’s conclusion, it’s discussed in an informal literary circle.

Watch below to find out more about the group, the members and how easy it is for you to get involved.


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