This week's episode dives into myth-making, storytelling and oral history through the lens of a nuclear apocalypse - and The Simpsons. Mr. Burns: a post-electric play, is currently running as part of Fringe Theatre's off-season and director Andrew Ritchie and performer Paula Humby talk about this ambitious and fascinating show. Mel also gives a review of Mr. Burns, as well as reviews of Bright Young Things' The Skin of Our Teeth and Theatre Network's Bed & Breakfast.
Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, Fringe Theatre, Westbury Theatre in ATB Financial Arts Barns, Nov 26 – Dec 8
Bed and Breakfast, Theatre Network, The Roxy on Gateway, Nov 21 – Dec 8 – listen to last week
Waitress, Broadway Across Canada, Jubilee Auditorium, Nov 26 – Dec 1
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., Studio Theatre, Timms Centre, Nov 29 – Dec 7
A Christmas Carol, Citadel Theatre, Nov 30 – Dec 23
Altar Boyz, Walterdale Theatre, Dec 4 – 14
The Nutcracker, Alberta Ballet, Jubilee Auditorium, Dec 5 – 8