Welcome to the New World: A Celebration of Female Artists Working in Edmonton

Posted on December 29, 2012 in Events

Welcome to the New World: A Celebration of Female Artists working in Edmonon

The Maggie Tree and Blarney Productions are holding a fundraiser performance/celebration of female artists who make things happen in #yeg.

When: Saturday, January 5th, 2013
Where: The Varscona Theatre 10329 83 Avenue Northwest Edmonton, AB T6E 5C3
Time: Doors at 7:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.

The evening will be hosted by one of Edmonton’s favourite funny ladies, Jana O’Connor (of CBC’s The Irrelevant Show), and will feature performances and interviews with:

  • Ainsley Hillyard of Good Women Dance Collective
    Dana Rayment of Theatre of the New Heart
    Annie Dugan of Firefly Circus Theatre
    Annette Loiselle, Nadien Chu, Gina Puntil, and Sharla Matkin from SkirtsAfire (Edmonton’s new all-women’s Theatre Festival!)
    Megan Dart of Catch the Keys Productions
    Elena Porter (with Clinton Carew) of Broken Toys (Edmonton’s newest Indie Theatre Company producing out of The Varscona Theatre in late March)
    Laura Raboud (singer/songwriter/actress/director/producer)
    Dana Wylie (singer/songwriter/actress)
    Melissa Thingelstad with an excerpt from The List, by Jennifer Tremblay
    Heather Inglis of Theatre Yes
    Send in the Girls Burlesque
    There will be door prizes, snacks, a cash bar, and a DANCE PARTY to add to the evening’s festivities.

    Tickets are $15 at the door (cash only)

    All money raised will go towards The Maggie Tree/Blarney Productions’ project for 2013, Age of Arousal, by Linda Griffiths, which runs March 7-17, 2013, at C103, Edmonton, AB. Age of Arousal¬†will be produced in association with Theatre of the New Heart.