The Foursome

September 20-23 (4 performances)
By Norm Foster
From The Foster Festival
Directed by Jamie Williams
Location: Cranberry Golf Course.
Performed on an actual golf course!

Rick, Ted, Donnie, and Cameron are home for their fifteen-year college reunion; a great time to go out for a game of golf and catch up on each other’s lives. Unlike their college days, the conversation doesn’t include talk of beer and final exams, but of colonoscopies, home-security systems, alcoholism, Buddhism, and more.

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Cast:

Scott Carmichael as Donnie

FOR THE FOSTER FESTIVAL: Scott is thrilled and honoured to be making his debut with the Foster Festival, having previously performed elsewhere in Foster’s The Foursome, and The Melville Boys. An actor and musician, Scott has had the pleasure of performing in theatres across Canada for 15 years. Selected Theatre Credits: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Mayfield, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Western Canada Theatre, Arts Club, Stage West Calgary, Theatre Aquarius, Magnus Theatre); The Ballad of Stompin’ Tom (Sudbury Theatre Centre); Ring of Fire (Thousand Islands Playhouse, Chemainus Festival Theatre); Million Dollar Quartet (Stage West Calgary, Drayton, Chemainus Festival Theatre); 12 Angry Men, The 39 Steps, Over the River and Through the Woods (Rose Theatre Brampton). Film & TV: Justice for MLK: The Hunt for James Earl Ray; The Witches of Salem; Paranormal 911; Marine Disasters. Much love and appreciation to Cecily and son Jaden for their love and support.

Jason Gray as Cameron

FOR THE FOSTER FESTIVAL: Jason holds a BFA Acting Degree from The University of Windsor. He has worked in theatre, TV, radio, and voice and spent years as a sketch comedy writer and performer. Jason also teaches privately. Selected Theatre: Talking Heads (Precisely Peter Productions); Peter & the Starcatcher; Spamalot (Lower Ossington Theatre); The Tempest (CanStage: Dream In High Park); King Arthur (Toronto Masque Theatre); Clyomon and Clamydes; Friar Bacon & Friar Bungay; and The True Tragedy of Richard III (Shakespeare and the Queen’s Men Project); Henry VIII; and Macbeth (Stratford Shakespeare Festival of Canada). Film & TV: Five Days at Memorial; Chateau Laurier; Reign; Degrassi: The Next Generation; Played; Nikita; Breakout Kings; Against the Wall; Flashpoint; 1-800 Missing.

Rick Hughes as Rick

FOR THE FOSTER FESTIVAL: This is Rick’s Foster Festival debut. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Donna Garner, who appeared in The Ladies’ Foursome just last season. Elsewhere he has performed in: A Christmas Carol, Real Estate, How It Works, Tuesdays With Morrie, When the Reaper Calls (Sudbury); Full Monty, the Buddy Holly Story, Sound of Music, Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown); Hamlet (Manitoba Theatre Centre); The Affections of May (Drayton); Twelfth Night, The Tempest; Fire, Black Bonspiel (Globe); Love List (Theatre Northwest). FILM/TV: Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftesbury); RoboCop (Strike/MGM/Columbia); Hemlock Grove (Netflix); Bloodletting (Shaftesbury); Mayday (Cineflix).

Matthew Olver as Ted

FOR THE FOSTER FESTIVAL: A Pack of Thieves (reading). A professional writer and actor for over 20 years, Matthew got his start in the Toronto comedy scene with the improv comedy troupes Sweet Potato and The Komic-Kazes, performing regularly at The Rivoli and Yuk Yuks. Past theatre credits include Fair & Square (Lighthouse Theatre), My Fair Lady/The Importance of Being Earnest (RuBarb Productions), The Graduate, A Christmas Story (The Grand Theatre), The Hound of the Baskervilles (Globus Theatre), My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding (The Berkeley St. Theatre). TV credits include: The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), Coroner (CBC), The Girlfriend Experience (Starz) Reign (CBS), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Designated Survivor (ABC), Saving Hope (CTV), Rookie Blue, Bomb Girls (Global), Living In Your Car, ReGenesis (HBO, TMN) and Odd Squad (PBS). Matthew lives in Toronto with his wife, Lisa, & their menagerie of animals.

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