“I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” Promises a Heart-Pounding Thrill Ride at Mariposa Arts Theatre

By Jiun Liao

Mariposa Arts Theatre (MAT) is thrilled to announce its upcoming production, “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” directed by seasoned community theatre veteran, Kaleb Sauve. With a passion for both theatre and horror movies, Kaleb brings a unique vision to this suspenseful thriller, promising audiences an unforgettable experience.

“What drew me to this play,” he explains, “is its perfect blend of theatre and horror. It’s like being front row to the most suspenseful roller coaster ride. You never know what’s coming next.”

For Kaleb, directing a show involves meticulous preparation and attention to detail. “I start prepping from the moment I know I’m directing,” he shares. “For ‘I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,’ I want to create a claustrophobic atmosphere, making the audience feel like they’re onstage with the actors as the events unfold.”

Known for his collaborative directing style, Kaleb emphasizes the importance of teamwork in bringing his vision to life. “I love collaboration,” he says. “Creating a strong team that I trust is essential to me.”

Having been involved in community theatre for over 25 years, Kaleb is no stranger to the stage. From producing to costume designing, his journey with MAT has been one of growth and creativity. “It’s one of my proudest theatre moments,” he reflects.

“I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” offers a gripping storyline filled with suspense and intrigue. As Kaleb describes it, “It’s the kind of show that will keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time.”

While the production is not suitable for children and families due to mature themes and content, it promises to be an exhilarating experience for adult audiences.

As rehearsals progress, Kaleb highlights the joy of expanding his team and collaborating with new talents. “Theatre is a team sport,” he emphasizes, “and it’s so important to surround yourself with great people.”

For those interested in getting involved with MAT, Kaleb encourages reaching out to Mariposa Arts Theatre via email at Mariposaartstheatre@gmail.com.

“I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” is set to captivate audiences with its suspenseful narrative and expert direction. Don’t miss the thrill ride at Mariposa Arts Theatre.

For more information and ticket reservations, please visit the Orillia Opera House website or call the box office at 705-326-8011.