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Show Me The Mon(k)ey!

Marty wants to propose something different for fundraising independent theatre. Continue reading

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Thankful-giving

Hey, Monkeyfriends! D.J. here, your Friendly Neighbourhood Co-Playwright and Co-Producer for Sidekicks and Secret Identities. I thought it was about time in this whole production process that I wrote a blog post. I actually had one half-written that I’ve just … Continue reading

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Errol Elumir – Playwright-at-Large.

Guest Blog post by Errol, one of our co-playwrights for Sidekicks, a part of Sidekicks and Secret Identities which opens on October 17th. Wait, that’s only a little over a week away! I’m a playwright. Well, I only have one … Continue reading

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The Emo Beard and Writing What You Know

Hallo! My name is Manda and I co-wrote Sidekicks with Errol Elumir, part of the Monkeyman fall production, Sidekicks and Secret Identities! I haven’t been a writer for an incredibly long time (although I’ve been saying that for four years … Continue reading

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Sidekicks Sunday – October 19!

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

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Ask Lovecraft?

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

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Acting Like Lovecraft

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

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Why So Simian?

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

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Call for Scripts!

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

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The Making (and Re-making) of a Supervillain

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

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