Posts Tagged ‘vancouver theatre’

Vote with your feet for better gender balance in theatre

In Uncategorized on September 21, 2012 at 9:34 am
Playwright Stella Duffy suggests you use your ticket-buying power for good.

Playwright Stella Duffy suggests you use your ticket-buying power for good.

Playwright Stella Duffy calls for women, who she says make up 70% of theatre-goers, to vote with their feet and make a conscious decision to avoid male-dominated plays, and seek out with a better gender balance. Here at Scarlet Satin we know there are men who care about gender equity and could vote this way too. Read the rest of this entry »


We’re one of this week’s Straight Choices – thanks!

In News, Press on June 28, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Georgia Straight singles out [un]BOX[ed] as one of their Straight Choices this week. Well shucks, we think it’s pretty cool too! (photo by Rob Trendiak)

How stage management is like saving the world!

In Uncategorized on June 1, 2012 at 12:13 pm

How is stage management like saving the world?

  1. You emerge from the darkness, attired all in black, to cries of “Thank God you’re here!!!” Read the rest of this entry »

[un]BOX[ed] plays July 3-7 at The Railway Club

In News, Uncategorized on May 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Mark your calendars…we are ringing in the summer with a one-week run of the brand new show [un]BOX[ed] at the legendary Railway Club! Keep your eyes here for more fun details about the show and our behind-the-scenes experience leading up to it.

July 3-7 at 7:30pm (with a 2pm Saturday matinee)

The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir Street


Created and performed by (L-R) Mary J. Eden, Diana Squires, Kaitlin Williams, and Frances Kitson.

Introducing four “unboxed” women

In News on April 24, 2012 at 4:58 pm


Four Walls. Four Women. Four Plays.

We’re giddy to announce the four brilliant minds currently writing up a storm for our next show:

Mary J. Eden

Kaitlin Gordon

Frances Kitson

Diana Squires

…You may have seen their faces (or their writing) at the Fringe, Pacific Theatre, ITSAZOO, and even SSP’s own production of The Laundromat.  Watch for more detailed profiles on these playwright-actresses, and the show they’re creating for Vancouver.

Call for a Playwright-Actress

In Auditions & Calls For Submission, News on February 28, 2012 at 10:12 pm

Psst. SSP’s online fans are the first to hear about our latest production, a collaborative night of theatre featuring 4 playwright-actresses. Four women write four plays, each with four characters, performed by…you got it, four women. Are you passionate about playwriting and performing? Open call for submissions – we have one remaining spot. For more info, write to (attn. Diana Squires).