student actors grappling onstageEnter our trivia contest to win two tickets to the University Players current production, Dead Man’s Cell Phone.

Win tickets to see University Players production

University Players is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two tickets to see its current production, Dead Man’s Cell Phone. The play chronicles the consequences of a café customer answering the cell phone ringing at a neighbouring table, unaware that its owner has died.

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following trivia questions inspired by the title. The winner, selected at random from all correct responses received by noon Wednesday, Oct. 26, will receive two tickets to a performance.

  1. Robert Louis Stevenson invented the sea shanty “Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest” for which of his novels?
    a) The Black Arrow
    b) Kidnapped
    c) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    d) Treasure Island
  2. International Men’s Day falls on Nov. 19, the date bearing what designation by the United Nations?
    a) International Day for Tolerance
    b) World Day for Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
    c) World Philosophy Day
    d) World Toilet Day
  3. Motorola engineer Martin Cooper made the first call from a mobile phone in what year?
    a) 1953
    b) 1963
    c) 1973
    d) 1983

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.

Dead Man’s Cell Phone continues at Essex Hall Theatre through Oct. 30. For more information or tickets, visit