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On LARPers and Mormons

by Leeman Kessler, Company Member and Man-About-Town So I am a Christian and I am a gamer. More specifically, I’m a Methodist who attends an Anglican church and I play tabletop roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars, and … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

There’s a point in most new play festivals, like our Simian Showcase, where you have to close the door on script revisions and say okay, from this day onward, the actors have the final version of what they’re going to … Continue reading

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Muppets

To my mind, there are just enough songs about rainbows and the only one that counts was never sung by Judy Garland (the celebrity painkillers/diet pills addict). Why is it that a hand stuffed in felt resonates with not only my generation but most of the surrounding ones as well? Perhaps looking to my personal past might reveal some answers. Continue reading

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A Monkeymovember Mid-Month Moment

Hi there. Martin Chodorek, your friendly neighbourhood Artistic Director, here.

As you probably know by now, Monkeyman Productions is participating in this year’s Movember campaign. Today is November 15th, the halfway point, and I wanted to take this opportunity to say a few words. Continue reading

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Why Five Bucks Will Drive You Insane

In my almost three decades of being alive, I have played a lot of videogames on the computer, the entertainment system, and the Tiger Handheld Console. In that time, I shudder to think how much I have spent on games and how casually I did so. I once splurged on a brand new video card for my mom’s computer with no idea how it would work or if it would work – solely so I could play the much maligned Star Wars Galaxies MMORPG. Continue reading

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