Veritas Theatre and Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park are bringing you a clothes-free theatre night. Join us for this very special presentation of the play S h e e t s. by Salvatore Antonio. Purchase your tickets now because there are only 120 seats in the theatre. S h e e t s. is an original play by Salvatore Antonio exploring the theme of intimacy in its many forms through the experiences of various inhabitants of a single hotel room. It play unfolds through a series of vignettes dovetailing and linking these seemingly random strangers in their private moments and vulnerability. In several of those moments,Read More →

The Bare Oaks Players are very active this season! They’ve been expanding the stage, getting sound and lighting equipment, and rehearsing a number of plays: “Tiffany and The Genie” Written by Jeffrey Fiske, inspired by “The Fisherman and The Genie” From Tales of 1001 Arabian nights. Friday July 17th, 2015 @ 8:00pm, Saturday July 18th, 2015 @ 11:00am,  and Saturday July 18th, 2015 @ 4:00pm FREE ADMISSION Playbill One: “As night to the Day” By Dan Ebbs Forty-year-old Michael returns home to help his mother who is struggling with memory loss. Over the course of a morning, Michael sees her through the eyes of anotherRead More →

The Bare Oaks Players are holding auditions for the 2015 season – by appointment only. Call 905-473-6465 or email (preferred). To audition, you need to have a piece prepared to present to the 3 Directors (Royce, Marc and Judy) that is not from the current playbill. It’s OK not to have it memorized and it should not be more than 4 minutes long. Dates currently available: Thursday April 30th @ 7:00pm. 7:30pm, 8:00pm and 8:30pm Saturday May 2nd @ 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm Sunday May 3rd @ 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm Thursday May 7th @ 7:00pm. 7:30pm, 8:00pm and 8:30pm Saturday May 9thRead More →

The FCN has organized a private showing of “The Love List” at Herongate Barn Theatre on Friday, May 23, 2014. (that’s not the Victoria day weekend – Victoria Day is May 19th this year) This showing has been specially arranged to allow the audience to be clothing-free. Synopsis of “The Love List”: Remember the old saying about being careful what you wish for?  Leon and Bill write up a list of qualities defining the perfect woman, and much to their surprise, she appears.  This hilarious and thought-provoking play examines the quest for perfection. For more details and to reserve your seat using our online orderRead More →

Empowered by the success of the performances of The Vagina Monologues last summer, the cast has formed the Bare Oaks Players. They are joined by several other members of Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park who share a passion for theater and performance. The troupe is now made up of a variety of people aged 17 to 55 with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. They are working to select new pieces to perform throughout the year. Their next event will be June 22 at 1pm. It is called Solstice Potluck Poetry. It’s great to see the creation of a theater troupe at the park.Read More →

Yesterday, Linda and I attended the premiere of the Untitled Feminist Show at Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre. This play by Brooklyn-based playwright Young Jean Lee is best described by their press release which states “Without dialogue, clothing or traditional gender signifiers on stage, six performers shake up gender norms and confront matters of sameness, differentiation and the seven stages of womanhood in this unconventional and highly adventurous dance-narrative.” The show is getting good reviews. Naomi Skwarna’s review in Toronto Life is titled “This all-nude burlesque is the weirdest thing ever to hit the Toronto stage—and the must-see event of the season”. We found the show entertaining, engaging,Read More →

Bare Oaks members are formalizing a troupe that will be focused on producing live nude productions. We are looking for new members. As a starting point, we want to: Solicit pieces that the troupe should review, for consideration Involve people who are interested in joining the troupe, as potential actor, director, production crew, other Get input on what we should formally call this group. (e.g.  Bare Oaks Live Theatre Troupe). We need this by Oct 15th, 2013. Submit your entries please. We need your creativity. If you are interested in joining the troupe or have input to submit for consideration, please let me know viaRead More →

The Vagina Monologues cast has been invited to perform their piece on the Bare Necessities cruise in February! All performers have been offered a free cruise.* Sadly, one of the cast members will be in school, so the ladies are holding open auditions for Bare Oaks members next Tuesday, September 10th at 7:30pm in the Outback. People looking to audition should have: a 2 minute piece prepared to read be ok with having their full name and photo present in the cruise program be available for the cruise: February 9-16, 2013 *Note that transportation to Ft.Lauderdale, gratuity, and port taxes are not included.Read More →

Due to popular demand, the original cast of the August 9th show during the Naturist Festival has agreed to a repeat performance of The Vagina Monologues this Saturday at 8pm in the Outback at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. The cast consists of 6 women aged 17 to 55. They have put a lot of work into this show (planning and rehearsals started in April) and it shows in the result. Their performance is powerful. During the festival, seating was setup for 70 people. About 80 people attended and many were turned away. To ensure you have a seat, pleasecontact the office and reserve. AdmissionRead More →

On the penultimate day of Toronto’s Fashion Week, the fashionable thing to wear to the Theatre Passe Muraille was your birthday suit. Thursday night’s clothing-optional performance was a great success with a near-capacity audience of 133. The majority of crowd enjoyed the show clothes-free. Maev Beaty and Erin Shields, the performers and co-creators of the production who spend most of the show nude on stage, also enjoyed the event.  After the show, they both commented that it “felt like a special event” and that they were “very excited for this performance.” Erin added that “it was just wonderful… just people really generous… sitting there… enjoyingRead More →