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Check out my interview with Justine, Catherine, and Val from Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly (presented by Northumberland Players). Cohosted by Bob Bailey!

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We talk about:
– The plot of the play
– What it’s been like working on this show
– Jane Austin
– How Justine and Catherine got involved in theatre and how it keeps them well
– Escapism in period dramas
– Speaking in dialects

and more!

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Featured Tunes:
Arrival at Netherfield from the Pride and Prejudice Soundtrack
Sweet Liberty from Jane Eyre the Musical
The Girl I Mean to Be from The Secret Garden
O Come all Ye Faithful played by Jennifer Eklund

Check out my conversation with Katie Hoogandam!

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We talk about:
– her writing, including her chapbook, “Mothertongue” (to get a copy, email Katie at khoogendam@gmail.com or pick it up at The Black Cat Cafe or Let’s Talk Books
– Katie’s old radio show on Northumberland 89.7
– her play, “Plan X“, which is featured in Spirit of the Hills Festival of the Arts 2019!
– motherhood, sexuality, staying well

and more!

Featured Tunes by:
Northern Hearts
David Newland
Breathe Owl Breathe
Modest Mouse

Check out my interview with Matt and Kate! They’re starring in a play called “Stage Kiss” being produced by Northumberland Players.

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We talk all about:
– The show itself
– About Northumberland Players and how they each got involved
– How they each got into theatre
– The creative team behind the production
– Why community theatre is important
– How their involvement in community theatre keeps them well

Featured Tunes by:
Avem
Cobra and the Daggers
Sixpence None the Richer
The Unlovables

Check out my conversation with Shelley Simester!

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We talk about:

  • How she became a professional actor
  • What she’s worked on in the past, what she’s working on now, what she’s doing next
  • Shelley’s advice for young people who are interested in becoming professional actors
  • How Shelley’s work keeps her well

and more!

Featured Music by:
The Slivers
Kate Suhr
Clan Hannigan & friends
The Weber Brothers

Check out my conversation with director, Carol, and actor, Justine, to hear all about The Drowning Girls, which opens this weekend!

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“Bessie, Alice, and Margaret have two things in common: they are married to George Joseph Smith and they are dead.

Surfacing from the bathtubs they were drowned in, the three breathless brides gather evidence against their womanizing, murderous husband, reliving the shocking events leading up to their deaths.

The Drowning Girls is both a breathtaking fantasia and a social critique, full of rich images, a myriad of characters and lyrical language: thought provoking, suspenseful and gripping theatre.

Winner of the Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding New Play.”

Performances at the Firehall Theatre, Cobourg.

May 24, 25, 31, June 1, 6, 7, 8, 2019, at 8:00 pm

May 26, June 2, 9, 2019, at 2:00 pm

Tickets $22 (+ handling)

Call 905-372-2210 or 1-855-372-2210 or purchase online at www.concerthallatvictoriahall.com

Check out my conversation with Val Russell and Lucy Caldwell, the director and lead actress from Northumberland Players‘ rendition of Silent Sky!

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“The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, Silent Sky explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see when one is trapped among earthly complications. Henrietta Leavitt and her female peers believe in both, and their dedication changed the way we understand both the heavens and Earth.

Silent Sky is the poignant tale of a woman’s dedication to the stars and the human touch that makes life under the cast sky beautiful and timeless. It is a beautiful and insightful piece of theatre.”

Featured Tunes:
Northern Star by Fortunate Ones
Starlight by Muse
I See Gold by The Good Lovelies
There’s a Star For Everyone by Aretha Franklin

June 8 LIVE on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio!
LISTEN HERE if you missed it!

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My guest, Matt Kowalyk, and I discuss things like:

– Godhead and the other one-acts from The Northumberland Players
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– Recording processes
– Taking a break from acting and then coming back to it
– How each of us got involved with The Northumberland Players
– The Players as an organization and what we can expect from them
– Running a fast-growing not-for-profit organization
– Critiquing art
– Directing theatre
– Art and creativity as a means of being well
– Work-life balance
– Being a parent

 

Featured Music

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The Tragically Hip

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