The Next Stage
Have you been following Vancouver-based playwright Simon Ogden’s 11-question interview series? You can’t go wrong reading the entire set here, but if you’re looking for a place to start, check out his interviews with:
- JPod actor Torrance Coombs;
- artist relations manager for West Vancouver’s Kay Meek Centre Galen Olstead; and
- west coast theatre guru Michèle Lonsdale Smith.
Theatre activator-engineer Scott Walters is back from his period of self-imposed radio silence. Check out OK, Here’s the Problem, in which he continues to clean the grit out of the ever-creaking theatre machine. Walters makes the theatrosphere a more exciting place to be. Period.
The Mission Paradox
To get your arts marketing fix, you can’t go wrong at Chicago-based Adam Thurman’s The Mission Paradox. Check out this recent post in which he introduces an intriguing equation: New company + new play = Bad idea.