Author Archives: D.J.
And now, a very special announcement from Sidekicks and Secret Identities: One of the most exciting parts of our fall production is being able to bring you the world debut of Errol Elumir and Manda Whitney’s play Sidekicks, based on … Continue reading
Good morning, folks! We’ll be starting the deluge of Sidekicks and Secret Identities posts soon enough, but FIRST! Only eleven nights away is our yearly party / fundraiser, MONKEY NIGHT IN CANADA! Come out and have a few drinks, play … Continue reading
or, how to adapt a 300-episode Youtube series for the Toronto Fringe Festival I’m going to start out by being brutally honest – before this project, I was at most an occasional viewer of Ask Lovecraft. I supported it, of … Continue reading
I did not set out to portray Lovecraft but when the opportunity presented itself, I was not about to turn it down. It all began with Monkeyman Productions and a short play by Stephen Near called Monstrous Invisible which was … Continue reading
2013 was our fifth anniversary, and we made a pretty big year of it – with a major fundraising campaign and the show it supported, The Nefarious Bed & Breakfast. We wanted to open up our books and show where … Continue reading
A Show Worth Casing by Leeman Kessler I love a buffet. There is something about looking out over a sea of choices and feeling in charge of your own gastronomic destiny. The mixing, the matching, the gluttony, the opportunity to … Continue reading
Monkeyman Productions is now accepting submissions for our spring production, Bride of Simian Showcase! We are looking for plays that are no more than 15 minutes in length with a small cast / minimal tech. Your play may have had … Continue reading
So I was looking back through my writing backups last night, and I found a ‘NOTES FILE’ from May 30, 2007, that included the following: The Nefarious Bed & Breakfast OVERALL PLOT: The setting for the play is the above-mentioned … Continue reading
Chloë Whitehorn, author of “Wasting Time,” featured in this year’s Simian Showcase, shares a few of her thoughts: If you knew the cake was a lie before you even started, would it have made the journey less rewarding?