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Over Her Dead Body premieres Nov 30

Over Her Dead Body premieres Nov 30

Canadian clowning legend Jan Henderson returns to the stage after a 25-year hiatus! Fringe Theatre Presents Over Her Dead Body A Small Matters Production At the ATB Financial Arts Barns Previews: Nov 28 & 29 Premiere run: Nov 30 – Dec 9 at the Backstage Theatre, Edmonton   Written by Christine Lesiak, Jan Henderson & Suzie Martin Directed by Suzie Martin Starring Jan Henderson & Christine Lesiak When a no-nonsense,...

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Over Her Dead Body

Over Her Dead Body

Fringe Theatre Presents Over Her Dead Body A Small Matters Production At the ATB Financial Arts Barns Nov 30 – Dec 9 Previews Nov 28 & 29 Directed by Suzie Martin Starring Jan Henderson & Christine Lesiak When a no-nonsense, middle-aged daughter returns home for her offbeat mother’s funeral, she finds herself at an unexpected wake. Nostalgia and reality collide in this physical comedy about the complicated relationship between...

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Christine Lesiak named Festival Director of Play the Fool, Edmonton’s Festival of Clown & Physical Comedy

Christine Lesiak named Festival Director of Play the Fool, Edmonton’s Festival of Clown & Physical Comedy

From the Edmonton Clown Festival: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! New Festival Name and Festival Director: After careful deliberation we are excited to announce that the Edmonton Clown Festival will be changing its name to the Play the Fool Festival! New logo and website coming soon. We are also thrilled to announce that Christine Lesiak has joined us as our Festival Director for the 2017 year! A message from Christine: I feel very honoured to get to...

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The 2016 The Edmonton Clown Festival

The 2016 The Edmonton Clown Festival

Small Matters is thrilled to present two works at the inaugural Edmonton Clown Festival, running Sept 29 to Oct 2, 2016. Clown Shorts Series 1  features the return of The Heavy Sleeper,  and a new short work that asks: How far will you go if it’s… For Science! ? Two shows only: Thursday Sept 29 @ 8 pm Saturday Oct 1 @ 6 pm at the beautiful L’UniThéâtre, 8627 91 St. N.W Tickets available...

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The Object of Constellations

The Object of Constellations

The Object of Constellations By Christine Lesiak When we peer into the sky, we peer into our past. Astronomy, cosmology, and mythology coalesce in this uncommon adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, The Little Prince, intended for adult audiences. Part theatre, part installation art, The Object of Constellations is a site-specific performance. Premiering April 2016 at the University of Alberta’s astronomical...

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