Busy busy Acting Writing WOW

So.  StageStruck, the Edmonton Regional One-Act festival happened this past weekend.  I stopped posting a while ago about how The Ugly Princess was going, because things very nearly went…pear-shaped, as they would say in Scotland.  (That’s one of my favourite UK expressions, after “mingin’ ” – stinky – and “bollocks” – self-explanatory).  BUT, everyone pulledContinue reading “Busy busy Acting Writing WOW”

What goes into a show? OR, how much is a free wedding dress worth?

Regarding set, props, and costumes for The Ugly Princess.  Over the last few weeks, I have been picking up, transporting, or even storing in my car, the following: a green velvet Renaissance dress 6 wooden boxes, custom built by Doug Verdin for A Hate Story in 2012 “gold” tableware – goblets, cutlery and dishes one rubber chicken fake feathersContinue reading “What goes into a show? OR, how much is a free wedding dress worth?”

I’m writing a play in 18 hours or less!

I can’t do it in 24 hours, because I work until 5 pm. Yes, the 2nd Annual Writeathon begins at noon tomorrow!  Last year’s was…bonkers.  Fellow writers made velcro out of their beards and resorted to lacing of warm drinks (and then just tossing the mix altogether and drinking straight out of the mickey).  Oh,Continue reading “I’m writing a play in 18 hours or less!”

The reason I walked out of a show? Endometriosis.

Brigitte: Are you sure it’s just cramps? Ginger: Just so you know…the words “just” and “cramps,” they don’t go together. From the film Ginger Snaps This is something I had never, NEVER, done before. I have a condition called endometriosis. (WARNING – description of female biology coming!) Basically, the stuff that comes out during aContinue reading “The reason I walked out of a show? Endometriosis.”

It’s awesome when people love what you do…

So here are the awards for the ADFA 2013 One-Act Festival, or StageStruck! You’ll note that Maria Colonescu, the director of It Started With an Allergy, received Honourable Mention, as did playwright Heather Morrow for her performance. Yay US. The feedback and delight from everyone who saw the show was amazing, the most common themeContinue reading “It’s awesome when people love what you do…”

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!

new shows for Edmonton Fringe 2012!

Hello again! We’re putting Take a Bite on hold for the moment while deciding where and when is the best place to relaunch it.  But in the meantime…Take a Bite productions is getting ready for summer 2012! This Edmonton Fringe, we’ll be doing a double-bill — two one acts, one right after the other! First,Continue reading “new shows for Edmonton Fringe 2012!”