One Act Play Festival

November 3 and 4 2017

Rural Root will be hosting the Eastern Ontario Drama League (EODL) One-Act -Play Festival on November 3 and 4! This is a huge honour for us, and is the first time that Rural Root will be hosting. This is a great opportunity to show off our renovated Community Centre to the larger theatre community across all of Eastern Ontario, from Picton to Deep River, and everything in between. More information is available on the EODL website.

The 2017 festival is a special Canadian focused festival to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. All plays will be Canadian authors, and Rural Root has chosen Still Stands The House as our entry in the festival.


The festival consists of 9 one act plays organized into 3 sessions of 3 plays each. Each play is performed by a member company of the EODL The first session will be held Friday, November 3 at 7pm, The second session at 2pm on Saturday, November 4 and the final session will be at 7pm on Saturday November 4.

More information coming soon

Check back on more information regarding lodging, activities, food and other logistics. The festival planning committee is now hard at work lining up lodging, food and the awards brunch which will take place on Sunday, November 5th.