How DO you change the world?

It’s been a crappy couple of weeks in the world, what with this and this. But then it’s been a crappy few…years, in Syria and Bangladesh. This photo made the rounds on Twitter shortly after the bombing in Boston. Everyone agreed it was a beautiful thing to do. Like everyone on earth, I was gluedContinue reading “How DO you change the world?”

Take a Bite for yourself!

I have just had my Critter-nominated play Take a Bite listed on Playwrights Guild of Canada’s Ready to Stage site. $10 and it’s immediately yours. Have a look!

How I broke my hand and fell in love with Edinburgh

I’m taking a page from fellow blogger Andrea Beca’s virtual book—-I will be posting now and again about my adventurous four years in Scotland. I lived in Edinburgh from November 2004 to February 2008. I was about to turn 30, and absolutely hated where my life was at, so I applied to film school, andContinue reading “How I broke my hand and fell in love with Edinburgh”

Peep Show TODAY

So today is the day. Come to Skirts Afire and hear a snippet of my play Marathon/Sprint and four other wonderful shows at Alberta Avenue Community League today at 2 pm! Admission by donation — tell everyone you know, and see you there! And for a bit of extra fun, check out Theatre Alberta’s veryContinue reading “Peep Show TODAY”

On to PEEP SHOW (gasp)

It Started With an Allergy went brilliantly last night — SO good. Thanks so much to everyone who saw it and liked it, and THANK YOU Ken Brown, StageStruck’s adjudicator, for his absolutely spot-on critique and for saying I gave a great performance — NOT fangirling. Nope. I know now very well the show’s wellContinue reading “On to PEEP SHOW (gasp)”

Tonight’s the night for an Allergy!

So, tonight, and tonight only, playwright and sometime-actor Heather will be performing It Started With an Allergy. Tickets are available at Tix on the Square or at the door, of the Walterdale Playhouse, 10322 83 Ave NW, Edmonton. What else can I say? Come see ME!

Now THAT was a party!

So the Toga & Burlesque fundraiser raised the roof last night.  Thanks again to all our donors – Sobeys, the Black Sheep Pub, Sharon Skwarchuk, Kimberly Budd, Jessie McKitrick, and the Colonescu family, our own beautiful Nicole, Gino Akbari and photographer Steve Barr – for their donations allowing us to thank our partygoers.  And thankContinue reading “Now THAT was a party!”

Toga & Burlesque Party Details here. Prizes! Auction! Dancers! FUN!

So, fans of stories of love and hate, it’s only a week until the fabulous party to end them all, and here are some details of what you can expect. With every ticket will come a chance for amazing Door Prizes — gift cards for free groceries and a fantastic Edmonton pub, lovely bath and beautyContinue reading “Toga & Burlesque Party Details here. Prizes! Auction! Dancers! FUN!”