Liverpool International Theatre Festival
219 Main Street, Liverpool, B0T 1K0, South Shore
The 2018 Liverpool International Theatre Festival will feature 12 plays from 11 countries at the historic Astor Theatre in Liverpool, from Oct. 18 to 21.
Theatre troupes from the Central African Republic, Egypt, Mexico, Nepal, Iran, China, Argentina, Wales, Peru, Bangladesh and Liverpool, Nova Scotia, are expected to participate in this year’s festiva.
The plays cover a wide range of themes and styles, from a Chinese opera and a study of corruption and loss in Mexico to a Moliere classic from one of Bangladesh’s top theatre companies and more personal plays about family, friendship and identity from Nepal, Iran and from Liverpool’s Winds of Change Dramatic Society.
The Liverpool International Theatre Festival was founded in 1990 to showcase compelling amateur theatre from around the globe. Since the first festival in 1992, LITF has brought the world to Nova Scotia every two years.
Audiences have unique opportunities to offer feedback directly to the performers in morning-after critiques. Theatre troupes are eligible for various awards during the festival.
Admission: Individual tickets are $18 each. Ticket packages are $75 to any five plays, or $190 for an all-access pass (all plays, coffee critiques, workshops, social events and the awards ceremony).