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Worth Waiting For

Morris Panych is brilliant. Gifted actor, playwright and director, he has wooed me before with his play “7 Stories” and this latest work, “The Waiting Room” at the Arts Club Granville Island last night was stellar. 190 more words


Morris Panych--The Shoplifters (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: BUILT TO SPILL-Untethered Moon (2015).

It took six years for this album to come out.  And it was totally worth the wait.  This is another disc that is predominately shorter songs (a number around 3 or 4 minutes) but with an opener and closer that let the band stretch out.  908 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

The Shoplifters’ Canadian Premiere Fizzles

Theft, it’s a victimless crime, at least for veteran shoplifter Alma (Nora McLellan) it is. Because really, in the grand scheme of things, who’s going to miss two juicy cuts of steak? 658 more words


Shoplifters lighthearted look at crime and punishment

Alma (a wonderful Nora McLellan) has been through the drill so many times, she has to coach security goon Dom (Jeff Lillico), in his first day on the job, on the proper way to interrogate a shoplifting suspect. 609 more words


Radio Free Kaslo June 6, 2014

On today’s show, an interesting interview with Jill Holland about the new show that opens tonight at the Lighthouse Theatre this evening, with afternoon and evening performances tomorrow, Saturday the 7th. 80 more words


Cooke, Hopkins and Vigil: an electric mix to touch your heart

Think of a solid mix of the myriad hairpin bends in Roald Dahl’s famous unexpected tales, mixed with a touch of Beckettian bizarreness and a perfect sense of surrealism, performed by veteran performers with an empathetic and generous understanding of the universe and many of its quirks and you will appreciate the magic and wisdom in this theatrical fable called Vigil. 355 more words

Robyn Sassen

Kitchen Sink Drama


The REP, Birmingham, Tuesday 4th February, 2014


David Essex used to be a dish.  Now he’s washing them in the REP’s new production of Morris Panych’s hit play, set in the washing-up room deep in the bowels of a swish restaurant. 354 more words

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