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.”
After Sunday morning Restorative Yoga, I wandered up Robson Street as Vancouver Pride Parade preparations were underway….it was like all of Vancouver had walked into a burlesque costume shop, and come out feathered and sequined… with balloons and rainbows everywhere.
Packing up the car and heading for Dublin via Tipperary. Highlight of Cork was meeting up with a group of Norwegian Musicians in Dan Lawery’s Pub and singing our hearts out, amazing harmonies and unique interpretations of Irish Music.
Drove from Cork to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. Received certificate from “Sir Charles St. John Colthurst of Ardrum, Inniscarra, in the county of Cork”…that having kissed the Blarney Stone I am sent forth with “the Gift of Eloquence”. Walking up the tiny extremely narrow stone staircase with small slits in the stoneContinue reading “Kissing the Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle”
First impressions Cork.
Cat on a thick thatched roof! Dunguaire Castle, Poulnabrone Dolmen Portal Tomb, Kilfenora High Crosses, Fairy Fort, Galway Bay.
Photo #1. My dinner: Haggis Fritters in Whiskey Sauce in Bennet Pub 1830. #2. Me in the Bennet pub located beside the Kings Theatre, excellent decorative tiles and Haggis. #3. Kings Theatre, #4. Ross Theatre, Outdoor Princess St. Garden Theatre #5.Scottish Cultural Centre on Royal Mile #6. Central Cathedral St. Giles #7. Red Interior TheContinue reading “Last day in Edinburgh”
Photos with Jan Dress rehearsal….(images to follow in another posting.) Inside the Chester Playhouse. Opening night with my excellent SM Jen, after the show! Scott and Sandra Starratt Betty Lacus my inspiring grade 6 – 7 teacher and Mary Lou Martin AD Chester Playhouse, my outside eye! Pals: Sue Healy, Laura Napier, Jan Napier, BettyContinue reading “Opening Night In Chester Was Grand”
Great preview story in Chronicle Herald today in the Arts section about Stripes! http://thechronicleherald.ca/ArtsLife/1259641.html Circus comes to Chester Performer-playwright juggles seven characters in one-woman show By ANDREA NEMETZ Entertainment Reporter Tue, Aug 23 – 4:54 AM Sarah Hayward performs in Stripes: The Mystery Circus, a one-woman show opening 8 p.m. tonight at Chester Playhouse. SarahContinue reading “Opening Chester Playhouse Tonight”