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From the Fringe: Never Let the Crew See You Cry

One of the plays featured at this year’s Edmonton International Fringe Festival is a new work by Linda Wood Edwards, Never Let the Crew See You Cry. The play focuses on the adventures of Linda’s mother, Ethel Wood, who lied about her age to get a job as a Flight Line Mechanic in 1943 in […]

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Julie McIsaac: The “Ordinary Days” of a Director

Multi-talented. It’s definitely a word you could use to describe Julie McIsaac. Currently directing Relephant Theatre’s Ordinary Days in Vancouver, she also shares musical direction credit and joins the cast on stage each night, playing the show’s piano accompaniment. In addition, her talents include playwriting, song writing, singing, and she also plays oboe and violin. […]

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Lucia Frangione: The Play’s the Thing

Born in Calgary and based in Vancouver, Lucia Frangione is an internationally-produced playwright and actor. She studied playwriting at the Rosebud School of the Arts in Alberta, and acting at Langara College in Vancouver. She published her first poem at 17 and produced her first play at 18. One of BC’s most respected writers, she […]

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Alison MacDonald: “Joseph’s” Friendly Narrator

Alison MacDonald is a Jessie Award-winning performer, currently playing The Narrator in Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the renowned Chemainus Theatre Festival. This self-described Alberta girl was born in Newfoundland, has lived in the Northwest Territories and BC, and is currently based in Toronto, but is happily spending the summer performing […]

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