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Live Bait Theatre
Live Bait Theatre is a professional theatre company located in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada.
Live Bait Theatre, based in Sackville, New Brunswick, is committed to
enhancing the cultural life of the central Maritime region by providing
entertaining and innovative professional theatre as well as
a variety of other live performances including dinner theatre, comedy and
ARTISTIC MISSION STATEMENT
Live Bait Theatre aims to tell entertaining, thought-provoking stories
with an emphasis on new Canadian scripts and plays that are new to the
central Maritime region.
Live Bait Theatre was founded and incorporated as a registered non-profit
charitable organization in May of 1988. Although initially offering only
a summer season, the company has expanded into year round programming and moved into a permanent space downtown Sackville from 2004-2012. In the fall of 2012 Live Bait moved out of their performance space at 87 main street and now have a box office at 98 A Main street for the current season and will be performing in various venues around town.
The company has produced forty-nine mainstage shows. Thirty-four of these
were Canadian scripts. Fourteen were developed and/or premiered at Live Bait
including Jan Kudelka’s American Demon, Pete Soucy’s Flux,
Mark Blagrave’s We Happy Few, Geoff McBride’s Quit, Jenny Munday’s Relatively Harmless and Charlie Rhindress’ The Maritime
Way of Life,
which was nominated
as best new play at the Canadian Comedy Awards. Most recently we have premiered
Charlie Rhindress’ The Heart That Knows, Don Hannah’s There
is a Land of Pure Delight and The Adventures of Donna Earla by
Mary Ellen MacLean.
Bait is committed to contributing to the canon of Canadian theatre by nurturing
new plays and visionary artists. Live Bait Theatre is a registered non-profit
charitable organization that operates under the guidelines and rules of the
Independent Theatre Agreement
of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.