Productions


“Everything bad is real.” That line hits me hard every time. There’s no turning away from it. It’s as if the playwright is screaming: “Now that you know, what’s your next move???” I play Keaton. She’s been a wonderfully mysterious character to dig into. Without giving too much away, I can tell you that she holds secrets, she’s other-worldly, she’s a fighter, she’s...

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We’re in the middle of week two. Our PM extraordinaire, JP, has now created some semblance of what our stage will be for us to play on, explore, negotiate, hide in… We’re getting a handle on our characters. We’re puzzling out this world. Remember from our Day One post where Chris said Nick hands out Rubik’s Cubes? Yah. I’m obsessed. I met with a 13 year old wizard who worked with me on it. I CANNOT...

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M.C.Escher’s “Relativity” This is what the dive into the script sometimes feels like. With snacks. And laughter. –Liza Alistair McDowall’s Pomona: It has me up at 3am thinking about moral codes. OK, living in 2016 has me up at 3am thinking about the same thing. But let’s focus on this incredibly addictive puzzle of a play. And moral codes. The Universal Moral Code, created by a Dr. Kent M. Keith in 2003: DO NO...

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My laptop is lying temporarily abandoned sixty-some KMs to the left of me. But there’s work to do. So. Day one. This is a record and a portrait and a bit of fiction and a rambling stream of consciousness typed via bluetooth onto the tiny screen of my phone. — Chris / DAY ONE We talked about the scaffolding. We talked about the blood. We talked about the moment when the world falls apart. We talked about the mulch, and the...

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POMONA by Alistair McDowall A woman is missing. Her sister is searching. As she comes closer to revealing the dark truth, the fabric of her own life becomes twisted into a strange loop, until she can no longer be sure what is fantasy, what is myth, and what is the very real result of a society that looks the other way in the face of human evil. There is a hole. A hole in the middle of the city. 3-19 November 2016 (previews 1-2...

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ARC member and all-around awesome person Deb Drakeford has been nominated for a Dora Award for her performance in Bea. We’re very proud of her, and thrilled that her amazing work is being recognized. If you liked Bea, you can vote for the show to receive an audience choice award at this year’s Doras. Just follow this link, and fill in “Bea” at the bottom of the...

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