Upcoming hiatus & news

Photo by Jens Lelie on Unsplash   Hi all – Hope 2020 is being good to everyone so far! life with more cowbell celebrated its ninth anniversary earlier this month and—counting two years blogging for Alumnae Theatre Company—that means I’ve been blogging about theatre for 11 years now. Time flies! It’s been an amazing 11 years, reviewing remarkable,Continue reading “Upcoming hiatus & news”

News & upcoming hiatus!

As promised, I’ve got some news, including an accompanying Spring hiatus for the blog… Back in January, I was invited to join the cast of an indie production of The Sad Blisters, a new play by Andrew Batten, directed by Victoria Shepherd. It’s a quirky, funny, poignant family dramedy with an all-female cast—so, of course,Continue reading “News & upcoming hiatus!”

Bittersweet memoir of lost love in A Play on Passion

A young crime novelist meets with a grand dame of Canadian theatre to ghost write her memoir – and gets a lesson on love in A Play on Passion. Written by G.D. Corkum and Patricia Delves, and directed/produced by Danielle Capretti, the play is being presented as a rehearsed reading for two performances at theContinue reading “Bittersweet memoir of lost love in A Play on Passion”

Hot Damn, it’s season 2 of Queer Slam!

Better late than never. Due to the nature of this event, I need to confirm with the organizers that it’s okay to publish participants’ names. So, without further ado… Hot damn, that was another fine Queer Slam at Supermarket on Wednesday night! I had the pleasure of attending back in December, when I was alsoContinue reading “Hot Damn, it’s season 2 of Queer Slam!”

Interview with actor/writer & Red Sandcastle Theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle

Earlier this month, I had the big wacky fun pleasure of attending Red Sandcastle Theatre’s annual holiday musical panto #DICKWHITFORMAYOR and his …Cat (you can read that blog post here), and it dawned on me that theatre owner/A.D. Rosemary Doyle would be an excellent interview subject for the blog. Actor/playwright/theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle runs RedContinue reading “Interview with actor/writer & Red Sandcastle Theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle”

Happy holidays!

Hi all – It’s full-on holiday hustle and bustle, with gatherings and errands galore! Wanted to send out a quick note to say that I’m still here, I just needed to take care of a few things, which left me no time to post over the past little while. Hope you’ve been enjoying the rebloggingContinue reading “Happy holidays!”

Interview with the multi-faceted Lisa Anita Wegner

When Kat Leonard introduced me to multi-talented, muti-faceted, multi-media working artist Lisa Anita Wegner, what struck me the most was that Lisa credits art with saving her life. You can read her story here. And when I visited her blog site, I was blown away by the imagery in her pixel paintings. I had aContinue reading “Interview with the multi-faceted Lisa Anita Wegner”

The courage of actors

Originally posted on The Alumnae Theatre Company's Blog:
David Suszek, who directed me in a New Ideas Festival play (Eve’s Prayer by Kelsey Blair) last year at Alumnae Theatre and also performs standup comedy, has a funny and insightful blog called On Being A Stagewhore. A link on Facebook sent me to his latest…