This year at Artfest Kingston 2016, the Barefoot Players group of talented performers with be presenting three short stories within one 45 minute show; Their show times are daily at 10:30am and 2pm during Artfest Kingston from July 1st-3rd. Watch for this group as they ramp up their performances in the arts central area at the park.
Their show is titled Once Upon a Forest Fable, which combines three intriguing short stories: The Long Winter - a Canadian folk tale about a troupe of animals that go in search of the missing heat, The Tale of Perseus - in this adaptation of a Greek myth the group will follow the many adventures of Perseus during his quest for the terrible hair of the monster Medusa and the grande finale show which is a story about Felicia and the Pot of Pinks. This French fairy tale includes a lost princess, talking cabbages and many fairy mistakes.
Barefoot Players theatre group operates out of the Queen's University Drama Department and performs for local schools and parks throughout Kingston and the surrounding area.