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The House of Pootsie Plunket

Written and directed by Johnathan Christenson and Joey Tremblay A Rumble Productions/VECC presentation of a Catalyst Theatre (Edmonton) production February 20 – 24, 2001 Vancouver East Cultural Centre [a] fierce and angry play, a diatribe against the destruction of a nation. Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun Part Greek tragedy, part black (Canuck) comedy, Vancouverites readily appreciated […]

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Hotel

produced by Fortress Films Inc. and Rumble Productions Premiere Screening February 1, 2001 Holiday Inn, 1110 Howe Street, Vancouver 6 hotel rooms. 6 reels. 6 stories. 6 screenwriters. HOTEL is a unique anthology of six short films about the lives of a series of guests who all pass through the same Vancouver hotel one fine […]

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Foreign Bodies

by Noah Drew and Adrienne Wong September 5 – 16, 2001 The Firehall Arts Centre A Tangled Tongues Performance production A man moves into his lover’s apartment … China ‘reunites’ Tibet with the Motherland … a young girl holds the belly-less carcass of a pigeon between her palms … a hand is placed beneath a […]

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Footfalls

by Samuel Beckett A Tandem Productions/Rumble Productions presentation September 5 – 16, 2001 Firehall Arts Centre A woman paces a stretch of now threadbare carpet. The voice of her mother — real or imagined — hangs in the air. Footfalls is a glimpse into a ghostly, spiritual halfway house illuminated briefly by the interplay of […]