Performing in the Ag Hall, Mayne Island B.C.

Amazing, enthusiastic reception for Stripes on Mayne Island last weekend. Tremendous support from a lively community. Waiting back stage at the Ag Hall in my Nun/Party Girl costume, I could hear the audience building, getting more rambunctious. Then it sounded like they were playing tromones and basoons as chairs were dragged and shuffled across theContinue reading “Performing in the Ag Hall, Mayne Island B.C.”

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Ariane Mnouchkine ‘s Theatre du Soleil

Last night I had the great privilege of seeing Ariane Mnouchkines four hour epic play, Les Naufrages du Fol Espoir (Aurores), The Castaways of the ‘Fol Espoir’ (Sunrises….and the name of the ship that goes aground off Cape Horn.) The set was built in an enormous airplane hanger and the huge wooden shipping crates wereContinue reading “Ariane Mnouchkine ‘s Theatre du Soleil”

Last Day Fringe 5 shows

A surfeit of Fringe Plays. I took in 5 shows yesterday: Sarah Jones Does Not Play Well With Others, a young vantriloquist from Australia who is best described as whimsical; Swamp Juice, a very imaginative shadow puppet show which includes three d effects; Mr Braithwaites’ New Boy, a gay pretty woman story; Sarah Kendell, aContinue reading “Last Day Fringe 5 shows”

Love letters to the Public Transport System

Best play so far: Love Letters To Public Transport System. I bought the last available ticket. The play was recommended to me by Kerry Sandomirsky, who had been here two weeks before me seeing plays with her son Ben. The play was written and performed by Molly Taylor and produced by the National Theatre ofContinue reading “Love letters to the Public Transport System”

8 shows 2 days

Unbelievable shows yesterday. Contrasting styles of theatre from The Summerhall , a man ripping out his heart in the surrealist Polish Theatre ‘How a ManCrumbled’ to an award winning show featuring a naked Italian actress sitting on a high stool in a stream of consciousness monologue, called The Shit, spewing rapid fire about what’s goingContinue reading “8 shows 2 days”

4 shows 2 days

Had the Pleasure of seeing three cabarets yesterday. Witty songs charismatic performances . Bourgeois and Maurice a brother and sister team were my favorites from last visit they did not disappoint, Serving up pink marshmallows on a silver platter at the beginning of their show Sugartits. I was thankful for the vanilla smelling marshmallow, iContinue reading “4 shows 2 days”

Enneagram Evening With T.J. Dawe and Lindsay – Good Times in Vancouver

Beet Burgers and Wisdom Last summer while performing at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival I saw TJ Dawes play “The Enneagram”, and I loved it! His best play yet and he’s written 12 original Fringe Plays…this years is even more amazing, it’s called “Medicine” and will be playing the the Firehall Theatre in January of 2013…(GoContinue reading “Enneagram Evening With T.J. Dawe and Lindsay – Good Times in Vancouver”