“Glory Dazed” and “Contemporary Knights” on Arts Notebook

Stan Asher’s “Arts Notebook” interviewed “Glory Dazed” director Tracey Houston and Waterworks artistic director Rob Langford this weekend on CINQ Radio Centre-Ville. Listen to the interview here, and stick around for an interview with writer-director Lauren Stone, who’s presenting “Contemporary Knights” on the exact same dates. Then, treat yourself to a feast of independent Montreal… Continue reading “Glory Dazed” and “Contemporary Knights” on Arts Notebook

QDF Summer Calendar Launch Event – this Tuesday, June 10th!

The Quebec Drama Federation summer calendar launch is coming up THIS TUESDAY and Waterworks will be there with a little foretaste of our July / August production of “Glory Dazed”. We’ll see you at Theatre Ste-Catherine, 264 Ste-Catherine Street East on Tuesday, June 10th at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; show begins at… Continue reading QDF Summer Calendar Launch Event – this Tuesday, June 10th!

Thank you!

A big thank you to everyone who came out for “Gidion’s Knot”, this weekend and last! I hope that it was as thrilling and moving an experience for you as it was for me and the cast and crew. For The Waterworks Company, it’s the first step in a new and ever-evolving business model. I’m… Continue reading Thank you!

Who’s to blame?

Abby Elizabeth Schachter reviews and dissects “Gidion’s Knot” at CurtainsUP.tv. Hats off to Ms. Schachter for not only reviewing the play, but taking on the context and ideas of the play in a quite sweeping way! Myself, I’m not so sure the play is so uniformly on the side of seeing the educational system as… Continue reading Who’s to blame?

What do you think children are?

“Gidion’s Knot” opens tonight. Johnna Adams’ tight and tense 75-minute drama pits Corryn (Sherry Chen) against 5th-grade teacher Heather (Tara Bissett) in a mutual cross-examination of the circumstances around 11-year old Gidion’s suicide. Gidion remains a mute, inscrutable presence, even to those who are charged with raising and educating him- was he a bully, a… Continue reading What do you think children are?

“Gidion’s Knot” – watch the preview

Watch a preview of Waterworks’ production of Johnna Adams’ “Gidion’s Knot”! “Gidion’s Knot” preview Tickets for Johnna Adams’ “Gidion’s Knot” (8 pm evening and 4 pm matinée shows) are on sale now, at Eventbrite!

Tickets on sale now for “Gidion’s Knot”!

Tickets are on sale for The Waterworks Company’s presentation of Johnna Adams’ “Gidion’s Knot”, November 28th-December 8th, 2013! Tickets are available at Eventbrite. We’re doing something a bit different for this show- tickets are $18 and $13, your choice. We don’t have student or senior discounts or anything… we’d rather just make sure that, whoever… Continue reading Tickets on sale now for “Gidion’s Knot”!

“Could have possibilities”

The Gazette’s Pat Donnelly teams up with BlackBerry’s auto-correct function to tweet live from the “Gidion’s Knot” preview, at the QDF Fall Launch last night: “Gordon’s [sic] Knot by Waterworks. Could have possibilities. This company has done good work before.” What a great evening, and a kind of dream come true for me, to have… Continue reading “Could have possibilities”

Congratulations! Félicitations! Sarah Marchand

Sarah Marchand, who excelled in our past winter’s production of Judith Thompson’s “Palace of the End“, is the recipient of the Hnatyshyn Foundation’s 2013 Developing Artists Grant, in the category of Acting (English-language). A huge congratulations to Sarah, and thanks to the Hnatyshyn Foundation for supporting such a deserving young Canadian artist! Sarah Marchand, qui… Continue reading Congratulations! Félicitations! Sarah Marchand