"Things are not as they seem and a surprise lurks around every corner of this show. A mystery for the ages, it’s worth catching this one before its time in Ottawa runs out!"(REVIEW)

RAPA is excited to announce our shows for the 24/25 Season!

Our season consists of Burn by John Muggleton scheduled for late October/Early November 2024 and The Siegel by Michael Mitnick scheduled for late April/Early May 2025.  For more information about these plays, please head over to the Shows section!

John Muggleton


"Burn is a highly suspenseful ghost story that holds you in its fiery grip right up until the final moments."
- Alan Mackey, On Stage Ottawa

The Players Guild of Hamilton production of Burn, 2024

The excellence of the writing and the gripping storyline, explained Producer Richard Birch. “It just grabbed us.” (REVIEW)

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​​Long-time friends Robert, Samira, and David gather after the death of their friend, Paul, a renowned horror writer. Paul’s estranged daughter, Eve, then arrives with a mysterious package at his behest, setting an eerie tone. As wine flows, Eve shares a chilling ghost story intertwined with private, unsettling details possibly linked to the disappearance of Tara, Robert’s missing wife, with whom Paul was close. A series of twists unfold, heightening suspense and leaving the audience gripped with anticipation. A critically acclaimed, award winning Canadian play, Burn is a tense psychological thriller that will keep you guessing right up to its very end.

Produced by Peter Labelle
​Directed by Cameron MacPhee

April 25, 26, May 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2025 at 7:30 PM
April 27, May 4, and 11, 2025 at 2:00 PM
Seaway Valley Theatre,
​30 Sixth Street East, Cornwall, Ontario

Doors open at 5:30 PM, dinner served at 6:00 PM, show at 7:30 PM

Burn is awarded Best Production and The People's Choice Award at the 2022 EODL Theatre Festival

"This effort deserves praise, it is a true win-win for audiences to see quality community theatre, both written and performed."