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Toronto: The NAGs Players present “Office Hours” by Norm Foster May 2-11

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The NAGs Players are pleased to present their production of Norm Foster’s Office Hours.

It’s 1998. Jean Chrétien is Canada’s Prime Minister and Alannis Morissette is still in the top 10 on the music charts. People are watching “Friends” on television, while Titanic and Shakespeare in Love reign at the box office. And in a big Canadian city on a Friday afternoon, six different stories are unfolding in six different offices. A dead horse, a domineering mother, a philandering agent, a desperate movie producer and a frustrated psychiatrist are dealing with their personal and office lives, but in Norm Foster’s “Office Hours”, they, along with other zany characters, are hilariously intertwined in a delightful satire of the 9 to 5 life.

The six sharp vignettes within the play intersect in amusing and sometimes, surprisingly emotional ways, with the connection between the diverse characters becoming apparent in a howling “didn’t see that coming” finale. This is Norm Foster at his best and in true Foster style, he makes us laugh at our own humanity. The play will be performed on May 2, 3, and 4 and May 9, 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM in the Main Hall at the Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue in Toronto.

Tickets are $15-20 and can be purchased online at

About The NAGs Players

The NAGs Players are a community theatre group based in The Annex in Toronto. They have been producing three shows a year (always including a traditional British pantomime in the winter) in the Main Hall at the Tranzac since 1976.