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.”

Opening Night In Chester Was Grand

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”

Opening Chester Playhouse Tonight

Great preview story in Chronicle Herald today in the Arts section about Stripes! 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”

Arrived in Chester Nova Scotia

Arrived in Chester. Eric the Administrator / AD of the theatre picked me up in Halifax, then gave me a tour of Chester Playhouse Theatre. What an amazing theatre! They still have the HAVEN sign up on the theatre from TV series filming here. Chester is where Haven, the TV show is mostly filmed, theyContinue reading “Arrived in Chester Nova Scotia”

Lobster – Fried Clams- Nova Scotia – Chester Playhouse Aug 23-26

What’s Cooking? More Seafood Please By Jan Napier When my favourite out-of-town friend, Sarah Hayward, comes “home” to visit the itinerary al- ways includes a very happy reunion with all of her beloved local seafood dishes. So much seafood, so little time. A few tins of lobster tucked in the freezer and we’re ready toContinue reading “Lobster – Fried Clams- Nova Scotia – Chester Playhouse Aug 23-26”

Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2011

Exerpts of Reviews from Winnipeg Fringe Stripes: The Mystery Circus Posted by Kelly Stifora, CBC Review Crew, Aug 2011 Details Company Name: Stripes: The Mystery Circus Origin: Vancouver, BC Venue: 2 – MTC Up the Alley “Despite its title, Stripes: The Mystery Circus is more retro-cabaret act than big top confection. It’s a compelling pieceContinue reading “Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2011”

Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2011

Had a few rehearsals in the Can West Theatre and Flim building seen in photo behind me. My lovely new stage manager James Moore booked the space and found me a chair and black box for my set and yesterday we had a tech run of the show in Venue #2 Up The Alley TheatreContinue reading “Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2011”

Arrived in Winnipeg for Fringe 2011

Picked up at the Winnipeg airport by my old friend Renee Ethans. We took her excellent labradoodle Bear for a big walk around Assinaboine park, looked at all the sculptures…miles of sculptures..caught up on many years since we were at Laval University. Then we put up a few fringe posters and she gave me aContinue reading “Arrived in Winnipeg for Fringe 2011”

Stripes Heads for the Winnipeg Fringe July 15-24

Winnipeg Fringe announced it’s Venues today…Stripes will be in: Venue 2 MTC Up the Alley 174 Market Ave. Entrance on John Hirsh Pl. Times: Fri July 15th 9 pm Sat July 16th 2:45pm Sun July 17th 4:30 pm Tues July 19th 10:15 pm Wed July 20th 3:30 pm Thurs July 21rst 5:50 pm Fri JulyContinue reading “Stripes Heads for the Winnipeg Fringe July 15-24”