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Category Archives: The Banana Festival

Many thanks … and a Half-Ape to come

First of all, many many Monkey-thanks to everyone who made it out to The Banana Festival — a tremendous time was had and I think we put on some damn good plays. We’re hoping to bring the Festival back next … Continue reading

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Weekend Two is coming …

Let me tell you, friends and Monkeyfans, if you missed the first weekend of The Banana Festival you missed a lot! Great plays, great music, great audiences enjoying the heck out of every moment — it was really a tremendous … Continue reading

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This is how we party at Monkeyman!

To celebrate our opening weekend, we had a little party after the Saturday night late show with cast, crew and a few of our close friends. This is the way we celebrate — with beer and fine 80’s classics: Below … Continue reading

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Welcome, Eye Weekly readers!

Or if you came from elsewhere, we’ve got a very nice article in the Eye this week. It’s a great piece and hopefully gave you a sense of what we’re shooting for here at Monkeyman. I hope you’ll check out … Continue reading

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Directing a play about zombies! (again)

And finally, a report from the director of the last play in the Festival, The Second Last Man on Earth. Allow me to introduce Mr. Phil Rickaby, who you might remember as the director of our last play about zombies, … Continue reading

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Fortress of Solitude: another Toronto

Wanting there to be equal representation for all the plays in The Banana Festival, I took a minute this morning to scribble down a few paragraphs about the background for my play, Fortress of Solitude: Fortress of Solitude (thanks to … Continue reading

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Taking Billy Joel to the stage

Less than a week away from the opening of The Banana Festival, we asked a few questions of the cast from BillyJoelTookMetotheProm.com, Hannah Barnett-Kemper and Merritt Crews: The first word that comes to mind when you hear the name “Billy … Continue reading

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On portraying Howard Phillips Lovecraft

As we get closer and closer to The Banana Festival, we’ll be sharing a few little behind-the-scenes looks at what’s been going on with the individual plays involved. I asked Leeman Kessler, featured in the play Monstrous Invisible, to talk … Continue reading

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41 Press Releases

41 press releases (most sent out for the second time, slightly revised). 150 full-colour posters. Numerous website updates over the course of several weeks, involving 15 headshots (and counting). Twenty-two Twitter updates. One Facebook event (finally). One phone interview (which … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Monkeyhouse!

Greetings, Monkeyfolk! How do you like the new website? Designed by our good friend Linn Øyen Farley and maintained by yours truly, this is the new hub for All Things Monkey. We’re still unpacking, but there’s plenty to see already … Continue reading

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