My profound thanks to everyone who came out for the world premiere production of my solo show, Les filles du QUOI? It was a tremendous gift, after years of pandemic postponements, to finally share this work with so many warm and responsive audiences, to live inside this show for a few weeks, and to celebrate … More Merci, Montpelier!
I think it’s fair to say that the opening, world premiere weekend of Les filles du QUOI? at Lost Nation Theater was a roaring success. After two years of pandemic delays and disappointments, I had nearly given up hope that this show would ever be performed, so spending four fantastic performances with warm and receptive … More Just Four More Shows!
Have you bought your tickets yet? The world premiere of Les filles du QUOI? is just days away, and you can be with us in person at Montpelier, Vermont’s Lost Nation Theater or on-line! My thanks to Mary Gow of the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus for covering the show (and to Jeb Wallace-Brodeur for the great … More The Buzz
LES FILLES DU QUOI? opens in just two weeks! Since April, I’ve been meeting with the amazing production team at Lost Nation Theater and with my brilliant director Kim Bent for preliminary rehearsals. This show has been a very long time in the making. I wrote the first chunk of it in 2017 for a … More Countdown to Opening Night
I am deeply gratified to announce that my new solo show, Les filles du QUOI?, will premiere this June at Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier, Vermont. This show is a wild, comedic, ghostly, impassioned ride, and for those of us who have spent the last two years in deep isolation, I think it’s going to … More Les filles du QUOI? World Premiere
Samuel Beckett and James Joyce, two of Ireland’s literary giants, meet on a bridge, overlooking a river that might be the River Liffey, in a place that resembles Dublin — but might it be Hell? The possibility that they’re dead is just one of the questions the two entertain as they wait for — what … More Sam & Jim in Hell
My favourite thing about live performance is, duh, that it’s live — the intimacy and warmth of sharing something with an audience, the feeling of a large group of people breathing in sync as they ride the waves of a narrative together. Oh, I do miss that eleven months into this pandemic ridiculousness. Nonetheless, I … More Live Theater! At Your House!
UPDATE (November 21) : The final events of the festival, including mine, have been postponed due to the recent uptick in COVID cases within the Atlantic bubble. I will post information about new dates when I have them. Theatre New Brunswick kicks off their virtual Fall Festival of New Plays tonight with an on-line reading … More LES FILLES at TNB’s Virtual Fall Festival
I can’t go on.I’ll go on.– Samuel Beckett If you’re someone who enjoys live performance, you should check in on the venues and artists you love. Without ticket revenue, theaters of all kinds of struggling. Artists, designers, and technicians, who rely on live performance for their livelihoods (and who chose lives in the arts to … More Pandemic Pivots & TNB’s Fall Festival
POSTPONED: (March 14) I’m sorry to share that Theatre New Brunswick’s upcoming production of Heroine has been postponed until COVID-19 runs its course. If you can, I urge you to make a donation to an arts organization near you or to choose an individual artist to support during this difficult time. Many artists and institutions … More “Heroine” at TNB