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Behind-the-scenes with Kings of the Gym Stage Manager Oscar Mulheron.

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Kings of the Gym Stage Manager Oscar Mulheron talks to drama on the waterfrontabout his accidental career, working with his uncle and the highs and lows of stage management.   DOTW: How did you get into Stage Management and what was the appeal? OM: I really fell into it by...

CON: A world we never get to see

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In this week’s post, CON playwright Gavin McGibbon tells drama on the waterfrontabout the inspiration for his new play, opening in Circa Two this weekend. I woke to a text. A strange text from my good buddy Brian saying “look I really can’t give you anything until next...

The ImpoSTAR: Q & A with Jason Chasland

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The ImpoSTAR himself, Jason Chasland, tells drama on the waterfront about the new version of his hit show, revamped especially for the Circa season. What was your inspiration for The ImpoSTAR? My inspiration for The ImpoSTAR came from a lot of the celebrities I play within the...

C – A Musical: A Great Journey

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Writer/director/costume designer Paul Jenden talks to drama on the waterfrontabout the journey from page to stage for C – A Musical.   “Turn on the lights, rack up the sound and bring on the dancing girls. Let’s make this sucker into a musical.” C – A Musical is...

Ginette McDonald and the thrill of theatre

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In this week’s post, Kings of the Gym cast member Ginette McDonald talks about the siren call of theatre. Q: What made you decide that ‘life upon the wicked stage’ was for you? A: The theatre has a siren call for some of us. Every year of my childhood we...

The Road to “Kings of the Gym”

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Playwright Dave Armstrong talks about the origins of his new play, set in a school gymnasium, Kings of the Gym. The initial idea for Kings of the Gym probably occurred in the mid-1970s in the gymnasium of my local secondary school. I remember back then that most gymnasiums in...