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Gordon delivers lethal black comedy at Edmonton's Theatre Network

Here’s the thing about dark comedies like Gordon, currently splattering the stage at Theatre Network and delivering a lethally rollicking evening. When an old guy says, with jaunty nihilism near the outset that “everything bad that’s ever happened to me has already happened,” you can be reasonably sure it hasn’t. 700 more words


Father/son reunion: Gordon is at Edmonton's Theatre Network

I bet your dad told you this: It’s good to have solid career goals.

Every son knows that. And so does Gordon, fresh from the slammer. 967 more words


Gordon a criminally funny family drama

Patience has paid off for Theatre Network, who is mounting Morris Panych’s Gordon at The Roxy on Gateway April 26 – May 15. Theatre Network’s Artistic Director, Bradley Moss, first looked at the play for the company’s 2010 season, but circumstances didn’t align for Theatre Network to present the show until this season. 652 more words

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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

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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