Now in its 26th season, Eastern Front Theatre is a Halifax theatre company dedicated to the development, production and promotion of Atlantic Canadian theatre artists.
Committed to the pursuit of artistic excellence, the company engages and presents the work of Atlantic Canada’s most established Artists as well as fostering the successes of tomorrow. Featured in our wide range of programming are the works of both acclaimed writers and the experimental creations of emerging East Coast talents.
With three Governor’s General Award nominations, Eastern Front Theatre has proven itself as a leader in the development of new Canadian plays.
Situated in Nova Scotia’s capital, Eastern Front Theatre has a strong record of community involvement; our partnerships with diverse community groups have built an inclusive atmosphere surrounding our operations.
EFT WINS 7 MERRITT AWARDS
The Robert Merritt Awards were held on March 25 in Halifax. Eastern Front Theatre was nominated for 17 awards for it's two productions, Half Cracked: The Legend of Sugar Mary by Mary-Colin Chisholm and KAMP book by Jamie Bradley and GaRRy Williams. By the end of the night, EFT walked away with 7 awards including Outstanding Production for KAMP.
The other awards received were: Outstanding Original Score: GaRRy Williams (KAMP) Outstanding Choreography: Veronique MacKenzie (KAMP) Outstanding Lighting Design: Leigh Ann Vardy (KAMP) Outstanding Musical Direction: Tara Scott (KAMP) Outstanding Scenic Design: Holly Carr (Half-Cracked) Outstanding Sound Design: June Zinck (Half-Cracked)
Congratulations to all the talented artists who were nominated and who took home awards. Thanks to everyone for supporting theatre in Nova Scotia!