Edmonton Downstage | 24.11.2014

  • Opening this week:
    • Blavatsky’s Tower by Moira Buffini at the Timms Centre on November 27
      • I’m reading the script for this play right now, and even though I’m only a few pages in, it’s very engaging in a creepy/can’t stop reading way.
    • Hey Ladies’ first show of the season is this Friday, November 28 at the Roxy Theatre.
      • I had a chance to see the ladies at the SkirtsAfire festival earlier this year and had an awesome time – I definitely recommend checking them out!
    • A Christmas Carol at the Citadel Theatre on November 29
  • Closing this week:
    • Elephant Wake at Catalyst Theatre on November 29
      • The show has had great reviews from me, the Journal, the Sun, and the St. Albert Gazette.
        • AND Industry Night, including a talk back is tonight at 7:30. Tickets are here.
      • In case you missed it, Catalyst has also announced their move to the Citadel Theatre and they’re taking Nevermore: The Mysterious Life and Imaginary Death of Edgar Allan Poe to New York in January.
    • The Laramie Project at Kings University on November 29
    • Space // Space presented by Northern Light Theatre at the PCL Studio Theatre on November 29
  • Exciting news – Surreal SoReal theatre will be at the Montreal Fringe!
  • Walterdale Theatre is holding auditions for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The show will be on stage April 8 – 18 and auditions are January 10 & 11.
  • Walterdale is also accepting submissions from the 2015 – 2016 season. Submissions are due to Adam Kuss, the Artistic Director by January 5.
  • The 2015 Found Festival is also accepting submissions for the festival – get yours in by December 20.
  • Freewill Shakespeare Festival is looking for an Administrative Assistant and a Camp Coordinator
  • I Don’t Get It Dance podcast posted a fantastic podcast this week about their experience at The Three Musketeers.
  • Edmonton Opera has announced the appointment of Tim Yakimec as the General Manager and Artistic Director.

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