Andrew Kushnir on The Gay Heritage Project

After centuries of queer life being hidden in the closet and the loss of almost an entire generation of gay men to HIV/AIDS, The Gay Heritage Project is an important step in the excavation, preservation and promotion of a community’s cultural history. The tour brings an essential conversation about history and identity from the world’s largest queer … Read moreAndrew Kushnir on The Gay Heritage Project

Q & A with creators of Elephant Wake

UAlberta alumni Jonathan Christenson & Bretta Gerecke reunite with Joey Tremblay for revival of Catalyst Theatre’s first international hit I had the opportunity to chat with the team behind Catalyst Theatre’s Elephant Wake. Joey Tremblay is the performer in this one-person play, and co-authored it with Jonathan Christenson in 1996. Bretta Gerecke is the designer and … Read moreQ & A with creators of Elephant Wake

Video teaser: Loveplay

The challenges of bringing multiple characters and time periods to life in Loveplay There is something special about the energy in the lobby after a great performance. You have to be there to experience the animated chatter and provocative discussion of the play. That experience is what sets live theatre apart from television or movies. … Read moreVideo teaser: Loveplay

The Violet Hour video teaser

New Studio Theatre season launches with a theatrical love poem to author F. Scott Fitzgerald On now until Saturday, September 27th at the Timms Centre for the Arts, The Violet Hour is sure to be an appealing theatre experience for literary lovers, writers, bookworms and book clubs, dreamers and poets — really anyone with an affinity for … Read moreThe Violet Hour video teaser