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Rockin’ Good Thursday Fundraiser

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Join us for our annual fundraiser, Rockin’ Good Thursday with Engine Productions on April 17th at The Levee!¬†Supporting local theatre, and the fact that you probably won’t have work the next morning! Start your long weekend off by connecting with friends and helping EP create another solid year of theatre shows! ūüôā

We have a wicked lineup of fun bands, lots of prizes, magically delicious cupcakes + pizza, an awesome dance party and more shenanigans! Cover is only $10 and you’re entered to win prizes throughout the night. There are tons of drink specials as well, including 2/$5 beer until¬†12:30am, IPA Jugs $15.25, and 3 j√§ger bombs 14.75!

The lineup includes:
Tristan Woodworth-Lynas
Emily Elizabeth Locke
Ten Minute City
Avalon Stanley and the Isthmus
The Beer Patrice

Hope to see you all there! RSVP at our Facebook page here.

Love,
EP
xo

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Fundraiser + Trailer for YOU ARE HERE

BANDS, BOARDGAMES + BEER at The Levee happens this Tuesday, November 19th as a fundraiser for YOU ARE HERE! Featuring great musicians such as Emily Elizabeth Locke, Michael Rhodri Smith, Arn Smit, Bradley Mercer, Tristan Woodworth-Lynas + more. Door is only $7 + you can WIN TWO FREE TICKETS to YAH! Be sure to sign up at the door! Drink specials, snacks, good times. RSVP and get more info here.

In the meanwhile, enjoy this stunning teaser trailer for YOU ARE HERE, created by the talented Ross Moore (thank you). We are so excited to share this play with you.

xo,
EP

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You are AWESOME! Thank you!

Well, 2013 has been an awesome year for us so far! Our fundraiser at The Levee was by far our MOST successful yet! So many lovely faces, so many talented bands, lots of sweet baked treats, pizza graciously donated by Stoggers Pizza, and just a really fun night. We would like to give a shout out to the wonderful Gene Browne and all of the staff of The Levee (our favourite bar! Such supporters of the arts). Also thanks to James Richard at 8 Limb Muay Thai for donating three memberships worth almost $900 to Engine Productions for the fundraiser! So many thanks! Also to Carolyn Ferrie for the donation of beautiful handmade scarves! As always, extra love to all of the musicians who performed: Avalon Stanley, The Corroborators, A Tribute to Dr. Dog (Evan Mercer, Tristan, Brad Mercer, Leon white & Nick Giles) and The Beer Patrice.

The ladies of EP being silly as always at our fundraiser!

The ladies of EP being silly as always at our fundraiser!

SO MANY THANKS AND GRATITUDE to everyone who gave donations or came out. Couldn’t have done it without you, and for that we send love, thanks, and we can’t wait to share more theatre with you!

Speaking of which, just a quick update since there is lots of wonderful theatre action happening right now in St. John’s!

TaDa presents CHICAGO! opens TONIGHT at the Arts and Culture Centre and features so many talented dancers, singers and performers, such as Lynn from Lynn Panting Dance!
-Our friends at¬†GraveYard Shift Productions are opening Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me¬†at the Barbara Barrett Theatre on April 17 (book tickets now), and features EP’s favourite Ross Moore (Philip from The Shape of Things, Short & Queer I).
Lawnya Vawnya: An Exposition of Independent Art and Culture also gets on the go April 17-21 and has SO MANY GOOD BANDS and events! I love this festival and think it is a wonderful and needed addition to this city and really blows me away with the talent.
Shakespeare By The Sea Festival – St. John’s are holding auditions for their 2013 season on May 4th and 5th, including crew and volunteer staff. You can contact them here!
-PLUS Best Kind Productions have tickets on sale for “Avenue Q” at the LSPU Hall box office now, so you can go ahead and book those up too!

SO MANY SHOWS! How exciting. Hope you get out there, and break legs to everyone who’s sharing great work! EP show announcements soon too!

xo
EP

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Here we go, 2013!

So, welcome! We’ve not been the best at updating these days, but the new year has been a fast-paced one, but exciting none the less. We are in the planning stages of another theatre show PLUS all super amped for the 2nd Annual Queer Theatre Festival! Oh yes! It’s ago for this year Pride’s Week! We’re busy getting the ball rolling on projects, and are excited for our upcoming fundraiser!

We invite you to join us at our favourite bar, The Levee, March 28 at 10:30pm for an awesome night of wicked music, freshly baked sale, hot pizza, 3 for $5 beer and shenanigans! As always, it’s gonna be a laugh and every bit of support is always appreciated. Plus, we miss your faces and would love for you to come out and say hi! ¬†The lineup for the night includes¬†¬†One Night Band (Kim Drake, Meg Farrell & Mike Hickey),¬†the talented Avalon Stanley, A Tribute to Dr Dog (Evan Mercer, Tristan Woodworth-Lynas, Brad Mercer, Leon White & Nick Giles) and¬†The Beer Patrice. You can rsvp at our facebook page!

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Thank you + March Theatre all around!

Wow. Just wow! ENDLESS thanks to all of you wonderful people who came out and joined us for our fundraiser! It was a huge success thanks to you all!¬†The musicians (Philip Goodridge, Kat Burke + Sharon King-Campbell, Jay Hamel, Mike Hickey, Kim Drake, Next Stop Waterford + Laura Huckle, Shawn Parsons and Zach Nash) were amazing, all bar staff and owner Gene of the Levee were wonderful, and SO many lovely folks were out to support us! So much love! Can’t wait to share¬†The Shape of Things¬†with you all in a couple of weeks! Thank you all so very much!

We are also proud to say that there is SO much theatre here in the city this March! The ¬†Women’s Work Festival¬†closes tonight at Eastern Edge Gallery, there’s a lovely show Love You Forever and Other Stories by Robert Munsch¬†at the¬†LSPU Hall,¬†Highway 63: The Fort Mac Show¬†is at the hall later this month from¬†Architect Theatre,¬†and Dave Sullivan is directing American Buffalo¬†at¬†Rabbittown Theatre Company¬†and of course we are directing¬†The Shape of Things¬†opening March 23rd at¬†Ontop/Above!

Theatre all around! Get out to see it/support it!
(and let’s hope for no snow closures on show dates!)

EP's founders Kim, Jenn & Laura say thank you! @ The Levee

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Cupcakes and Band Shows

ONE MORE SLEEP until our fundraiser at The Levee! We’ve been baking magical tasty treats just for you, because you’re some sweet and we want to show it! (vegans- we have treats for you too!) Buy ’em tomorrow night, starting at 9pm and kick off March with an awesome night of music. Hope to see you there! Check out THE SHAPE OF THINGS- Artist Bios to match the faces to the names!

We are also excited that readings from The Women’s Work Festival start this weekend! Also, check out The Scope tomorrow since the RPM challenge will be over! (p.s thanks for the event listings!)

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Fundraiser Musicians Announced!

Just ONE WEEK until our fundraiser at The Levee ! Join us Thursday, March 1st and fill your tummies with cheap beer, homebaked treats, pizza (while it lasts), and then dance your face off to the talents of:

Phil Goodridge
Next Stop Waterford
Kat Burke and Sharon King-Campbell
Kim Drake and Jay Hamel

And at 1am we have Zzach Nnash & Shawnpar (unofficialbootleg.com) spinning a set!

(This is gonna be crazy fun.) You better be there! Check out our Events page for more details or rsvp on facebook and find a dancing partner (don’t be shy!)

Love,
EP

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