God’s Lake by Castlereigh Theatre Project January 4-6 2018. A preview.

God's Lake by Castlereigh Theatre Project January 4-6 2018. A preview. Anyone who follows my writing knows how difficult it is for me to select a list of top shows in the year.  It’s the same thing for work that I am looking forward to in 2018. However, I am making an exception for God’s Lake, produced by Castlereigh Theatre Project and appearing at the Metro Studio Theatre January 4-6 2018.  Due to its very nature—documentary theatre—and … [Read more...]

Castle in the Sky by Castlereigh Theatre Project April 23-29, 2016. A review.

Castle in the Sky by Castlereigh Theatre Project April 23-29, 2016. A review. It’s the tenth anniversary year of a horrific triple murder of father, mother and son that rocked the small Alberta city of Medicine Hat—the accused the 12 year-old daughter J.R., and her 23 year-old boyfriend Jeremy Steinke.  In the carefully constructed Castle in the Sky, writers Francesca Albright and Jude Thaddeus Allen, of Castlereigh Theatre Project, bring to … [Read more...]

Ocean Fox by Castlereigh Theatre Project – a review

Verbatim playwriting brother-sister duo Francesca Albright and Jude Thaddeus Allen of Castlereigh Theatre Project mine the individual to present the universal in their latest project, Ocean Fox. Subtle in its delivery, true to its subjects, this tale of larger-than-life erstwhile rolling stone turned tropical entrepreneur hints at larger issues – environmental destruction, the cost of amenity tourism, legacy, and vantage point. Most of us … [Read more...]

Ocean Fox by Castlereigh Theatre Project, July 19/20 in Victoria BC

Castlereigh Theatre Project returns to Victoria (Belfry Theatre, Studio A) July 19th and 20th with Ocean Fox, a work they workshopped here in 2012. Ocean Fox is verbatim theatre, based on hundreds of hours of interviews not only with the protagonist, American dive-master Jef Fox, but with a multitude of individuals connected to his li Grayson Ogle as Jef Fox. Photo: Sanja Lukac Castlereigh Theatre Project (helmed by the brother-sister … [Read more...]

Ocean Fox by Castlereigh Theatre Project – July 27/28 Intrepid Theatre Club

Castlereigh Theatre Project returns to Victoria for the première of their newest docu-drama Ocean Fox July 27th and 28th. Last seen at the YOU Show (Intrepid Theatre Club) in 2011 for a staged reading of their controversial work Castle in the Sky, the brother-sister playwriting duo of Jude Thaddeus Allen and Francesca Albright have been assiduously pursuing their storytelling vision. Ocean Fox is verbatim theatre, based on hundreds of hours … [Read more...]