Vancouver Comedian Morgan Brayton is a busy woman: when she’s not touring the comedy festival circuit, performing for CBC’s The Debaters and making films, she’s touring her delightful award-winning solo show Raccoonery!. Intrepid Theatre’s Sammie Gough chatted to Morgan about quirky characters, performing live and Owen Wilson hitting on film extras.
1. What can audiences expect when they come to see your show?
I think we should start with what audiences should not expect. For one, there will be no peanuts. So, anyone with nut allergies should feel safe to attend. There will also be no spiders. Not due to allergies but due to a crippling fear on my part. So, fellow arachnophobes, you are also most welcome. Continue reading
Intrepid Theatre is giving you the chance to win an Uno Fest Pass that gets you into every single show! We don’t sell these anymore, so this is the only way to get your hands on one. Here’s how:
1. Go on over to the new Uno Fest facebook page and ‘like’ us.
2. Then post on the wall what show you are most looking forward to seeing at Uno Fest this year and why.
3. We’ll draw the winner on Monday May 16.
See the official Uno Fest website for full festival line up.
May 19-29, 2011
Festival Venues: Intrepid Theatre Club & Metro Studio
In 2011, the 14th annual international solo performance festival organised by Intrepid Theatre returns with a stellar lineup of one-person shows by Fringe Faves, worldwide smash-hits and fresh new work by innovative emerging artists.
The Uno Fest program guide will be out at the beginning of May. We’re also happy to be sponsoring a special screening of And Everything is Going Fine Steven Soderbergh’s new documentary about Spalding Gray, at Cinecenta as part of the Uno Fest program.
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This week, Itsazoo Productions presents their world premiere of their brilliant new absurdist play, Chairs: A Parable, at the Metro Studio on Wed March 30, 8pm. These up-and-coming indie performers combine Python-esque sensibility with a more modern South Park edge in this Beckett-inspired play. Opening night is Pay-What-You Can!
Here is some of the buzz the show has been creating:
-‘Absurdist play takes shot at materialism’, Times Colonist
-Have a Seat: @MondayMag’s article on the live twitter interview with #yvr’s @thezoocrew
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This week Ticket Rocket, Victoria’s very own community box office is preparing for blast off! The newest venture from Intrepid Theatre, this community box office is a homegrown initiative set up to provide online, in person and phone sales for events of all types at any venue in the Greater Victoria region. Ticket Rocket aims to support local arts and community organisations by making these services available to both ticket purchasers and event organisers with minimal fees.
>>Ticketrocket.org is now live! Check it out.
Monday Mag’s Amanda Farrell-Low interviews Sebastien Archibald and Chelsea Haberlin from ITSAZOO Productions live on twitter about their new show Chairs. Full transcript below. See the print edition of Monday Mag next Wednesday March 23 for the article based on this interview.
@MondayMag testing, testing @thezoocrew! #itsazooQs
@thezoocrew We’re on our couch ready to go. Ask away! #itsazooQs Continue reading
Itsazoo Productions goes LIVE with a twitter interview about their new show, Chairs: A Parable, being performed at the Metro from March 30.
A twinterview? What’s that you ask? Twitter + interview = twinterview! Join us on twitter as Amanda Farrell-Low, arts editor for @MondayMag interviews up-and-coming indie theatre Wunderkind Chelsea Haberlin from Itsazoo Productions (@thezoocrew), who is embarking on a BC-wide tour at the end of the month with the absurdist comedy Chairs: A Parable.