How to put on a coffeehouse in 7 easy steps (or, An “OK” Coffeehouse recap)

1.  Talk about maybe doing a coffeehouse... for about a year. (Art Fidler and I had first discussed the idea of having a variety or talent show at OKTC way back in 2011.  Took this long to actually make it happen!) 2.  Choose a date. (We finally decided on Saturday, January 26, 2013.) 3.  Get …

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It’s been a crazy few days…

It's Friday and I'm sitting at home, watching MuchMusic's "Top 100 One Hit Wonders" and feeling totally zoned out.  Since I last wrote an update (January 8th) I've been going gangbusters with The Little Mermaid rehearsals at OKTC, Edward II rehearsals with Empty Space Productions, a meeting for An "OK" Coffeehouse (which goes up January …

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Tips for a (relatively painless) strike

Photo Source Striking after a show is probably the task that most theatre people look forward to the least... if at all.  The show is over, the final bows have been taken, and everyone is eager to get to the cast party -- the last thing anybody wants to do is clean up the theatre.  …

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Big news! I’m Fringing next year!

"Congratulations!! You have been successfully drawn in the London Fringe Festival!" I'm so excited to announce that Shrew'd Business will be presenting a new show at the 2013 London Fringe Festival!  It's called... [THEY FIGHT!] For those who don't know what a Fringe Festival is, the London Fringe Theatre Festival is a Canadian annual fringe theatre and …

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