Edmonton Downstage | 03.11.2014

  • Opening this week:
    • Marry the Night: The Lady Gaga Tribute Ball – November 7 and 8 only at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church
    • The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble at the Roxy Theatre, November 4 – November 23
      • Preview from the Edmonton Examiner
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – November 7 only at the Alberta Avenue Community Centre
    • Loud and Queer Cabaret – November 7-8 at the Westbury Theatre
  • Closing this week:
    • The Daisy Theatre (yesterday, actually)
    • Catch Me If You Can on November 8
      • Favourably reviewed by the Edmonton Sun
    • Loveplay on November 8
  • Lots of buzz about Loveplay at the University of Alberta last week:
    • Here’s a preview from The Gateway
    • And one from the Journal as well
    • And one from Vue Weekly
    • Ephemeral Pleasures also wrote about her take on Gabriel, the first of Moira Buffini’s plays being presented at the UofA.
  • SkirtsAfire put out three calls for submission this week – one for a teaser of new plays, one for a skirt design competition, and one for a gallery show – all will take place during the festival, March 5 – 8, 2015.
  • Surreal SoReal Theatre is looking for help funding a new projection screen and two projectors so they can give thier show Big Shot a design makeover and take it on tour. They’re already more than a quarter of their way to their goal!
  • One Man, Two Guvnors opened last week at the Citadel – check out Liz Nicholl’s preview, which talks about how the Citadel has “gone local” with this production and profiles the local talent in the show.
  • Shadow Theatre’s Sequence opened October 30 – check out their 30 second pitch of why you should tempt fate and come to the show.
  • The What it is Podcast released Episode 57: Lot’s to Talk About with guests from Sequence and The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble.
  • Get your calendars out – this preview of Edmonton theatre in November from Where Edmonton is awesome!

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