Edmonton downstage | 03.30.2015

  • Opening this week:
    • Colleen Murphy’s Armstrong’s War presented by Theatre Network at the ATB Financial Arts Barns’ Backstage Theatre, running March 31 – April 19.
  • Closing this week:
  • Congratulations to all of the award nominees for the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts! You make our arts scene the wonderful, thriving community that it is.
  • March 27 was World Theatre Day – did you catch Mieko Ouchi’s message, published by the Playwrights Guild of Canada? Well said, Mieko.
  • Catalyst Theatre announced they’re in the process of recording the soundtrack for Nevermore, which will be available on iTunes June 16. Pre-orders are available now.
  • Grindstone Theatre’s next scene study is April 6 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Citadel’s boardroom and will feature Vern Thiessen. To RSVP, email briannejang@gmail.com.
  • Theatre Alberta has upgraded their playbill online events listing tool! Check out the details in the special World Theatre Day edition of their newsletter, Theatre Buzz.
  • The What It Is podcast just dropped episode 67: Oh Shit! with guests Matt Stanton and Trent Wilkie.
  • The Freewill Shakespeare Festival has posted its job openings for this summer’s festival, including 4 student internships through the Serving Communities Internship Program.
  • The Citadel Theatre is also hiring a house captain and front of house supervisor.

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