The Roxy theatre burned down yesterday.

My play Body Language was done there, during NextFest, in 2000. It was directed by Amy DeFelice, who has since been nominated for five Sterling Awards, and directed Take a Bite for me.  In it were Aaron Talbot, who’s now the Communications Coordinator at Theatre Alberta.  And Shannon Blanchett, who’s in New York City this minute. And AdamContinue reading “The Roxy theatre burned down yesterday.”

Go see Murderers Confess at Christmastime!

I’ve already tweeted this, but it’s very, very important you go see this show. Jason Chinn is one of my favourite playwrights – not just “local” or someone I know, but one of my favourite writers PERIOD. I’m gleeful when I hear he’s done something new and I can see it. This show has alreadyContinue reading “Go see Murderers Confess at Christmastime!”

Two performances, and no more…

This past week, a very young Edmonton actor, Adam Cope, died. A memorial is being held for him on Tuesday. I first saw him play King Mark, the husband of Isolde, in a brand new production of Tristan and Isolde in March this year, at the Serca Festival of Irish Theatre. He was a fairlyContinue reading “Two performances, and no more…”