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De Beaux Gestes / Beautiful Deeds

Playwright: Marie-Lynn Hammond
Translated by: John van Burek

Co-produced with Theatre la Seizieme
Director: Rejean Poirier

Cast:
Marie Lynn (the granddaughter): Chantal Morin
Elsie (the English Canadian grandmother): Lois Dellar
Corinne (la grand-mère franco-ontarienne): Nicole Robert

Set and Costume Designer: Nicole Dextras
Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Musical Arrangements: Chantal Morin
Stage Manager: Yvan Morissette
Technical Director: Bill Burr
Production Manager: Sandhano Schultze
Photographer: Stephen Mitchell

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Awards:
Jessie Richardson Award Nomination:
Outstanding Performance (lead...

Greek

Playwright: Stephen Berkoff

An Equity Co-op presented by Pink Ink / Vancouver Little Theatre

Director: Sandhano Schultze

Cast:
Eddy: Mike Stack
Dad and Manager of Cafe: Ian Morton
Mom, Sphinx, Waitress #2: Barbara E. Russell
Wife, Doreen, Waitress #1: Stephane Kirkland
Percussionist: David Macanulty

Choreography: Wendy Gorling
Dramaturge: Sheila Stowell
Set Designer: Susan Madsen
Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Costume Designer: Kim Hogan
Stage Manager: Teresa Vanertuin
Assistant Stage Manager: Donna Mailey

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Awards:

*Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Choreography, Wendy Gorling

Jessie...

Steel Kiss

Playwright: Robin Fulford
Director: Sandhano Schultze

Director's Note:

Reading up on the subject I was shocked to realize how ppressive our society still is today towards homosexuality. 
I was surprised how deep the hatred was. There were friends who were indeed homophobic or felt that gays were victims of a troubled childhood.
I want to dedicate this play to the people whoa re willing to come out and face a society, which would like to extinguish them, with their love and truth. In our society if they were anything but homosexuals showing their true colours would be historic.

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Awards...

Vinegar Tom

Playwright: Caryl Churchill
Director: Martin Millerchip
Musical Director: Angela Gann

Director's Note

I hope I have not angered you by asking you to sit with your own sex. Driving to rehearsal last week I listened in shame to a CBC phone-in-show on International Women's Day. Shame because the federal budget cuts that will see so many womens' centres closed created so much fear. Shame that our province will probably only badges as substitutes. Shame that not one man was heard from during that segment of the show. 100,000 victims were burnt or hung as withces in Germany alone in a 200 year...

Cezanne Syndrome

Playwright: Tom Valeo
Director: Robert Garfat

Cast:
Gilbert Martineau: Stephen Bland
Thomas Wancicovski: Tim Healy
Her: Sharon Heath

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a review from our archives...

PUT THE PLOT TOGETHER YOURSELF, WELL, SORT OF
By Max Wyman
Theatre Critic

“Warning,” says the pro-gram.  “Live welding.  Please do not look at the flame.” With a set-up like that, any show that’ s less than riveting is going to be in big trouble.

REVIEW

The new Pink Ink Theatre production of The Cezanne Syndrome manages to hold you for its non-stop 90 minutes – though it’s up to you to well the fragments of story into coherent form...

Love on the Plastic

Playwright: Julia Schofield
Director: Sandhano Schultze

*PI fact - This was Del's first show with Pink Ink

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Awards:
Jessie Award Nomination: Outstanding Lighting Design, Del Surjik
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a review from our archives...

DAZZLING DOINGS IN A SEEDY LONDON CLUB

Love on the Plastic
Written by Julia Schofield
Directed by Sandhano Schultze

Starring members of the Vancouver Little Theatre/Pink Ink Productions

Cheap cut satin and bad perfume, showtime is almost here, Teased up by a strip cartoon, laughing up your sleeve, sniggering in your beer, He’s seen the bottom of a lot of glasses, but he’d never...

Screwtape

Playwright: James Forsyth
Director: Ronnie Way

Cast: Michael Green: Jon Cuthbert
Rosalie Green / Queenie: Rosy Frier Dryden
Screwtape: Ian Black
Wormwood: David Thomson
Mr. Spike / Rex Skinner / John Mortar: Gerry Plunkett
Judy MacAdam: Nona Avren
Slumtimpet: Kate Lancaster
Mr. MacAdam: Roger Crossley
Millicent Brooks: Tish Heaven

Stage Manager: Gina Vandenbergh
Lighting and Set Designer: Scott Richardson
Costume Designer: Shaheera
Sound Designer: Jeff Roganron
Photography: Stephen Mitchell

The Element of Fire

Playwright: Sharon Butala
Director: Sandhano Schultze

Cast:
Miranda: Pat Armstrong
Leslie: Ellie Harvey
Alicia: Celine Lockhart
Social Worker: Sarah Rodgers

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a review from our archives...

ROCKY PLAY LEAVES CAST HIGH AND DRY

by LLOYD DYKK

THE ELEMENT OF FIRE
Pink Ink/Vancouver Little Theatre
to Nov. 4, 8:30 p.m.

SASKATCHEWAN writer Sharon Butala’s new play Element of Fire is for four actresses and it leaves every one of them stranded high and dry.  About the only ting to be said for it is that it has good intentions.  Well, you assume they must be good, but the play is so unskilfully cobbled...

Spring Awakening

Playwright: Frank Wedekind

An Equity Co-op presented by Pink Ink / Vancouver Little Theatre
Director: Sandhano Schultze

Cast:
Frau Bergmann: Karen Elizabeth Austin
Melchior Gabor: Scott Bellis
Frau Gabor: Judith Berlin
The: Cindy Block
Herr Gabor / Doctor Seltzer: Alec Burden
Georg Zirschnitz / Teacher: Cavan Cunningham
Masked Man / Rector Sunstroke: John Destrey
Hanschen Rilow: Gregory Ragle
Ernst Robel: Mike Stack
Martha: Shelley Sullivan
Ilse: Patricia Tedford
Ina: Beata Van Berkom
Wendla Bergmann: Lezlie Wade
Mortiz: Allan Zinyk

Set Designer: Susan Madsen
Assistant Set Designer: Darla Zary...

Battery

An Equity Co-op presented by Pink Ink / Vancouver Little Theatre

Playwright: Daniel Thierrault
Director: Stephanie Kirkland

Battery tells the story of Rip, owner of Rip's Electric Shop, his girlfriend Brandy, and his dim-witted shop assistant, Stan. Such is Rip's faith in the wonders of electronics that he subjects Stan to home-made shock treatments, all in the name of love. Using the motif and metaphor of electricity, Thierrault conducts us into a fantastic world that illuminates the limitations and dangers of a mechanistic view of life.

Cast:
Rip: Brent Applegath
Brandy: Denalda Williams...

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