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The Inadequate Life

Aug 14, 2018

Mark Crawford is a playwright and actor.

His play "The Birds and the Bees," which premiered in 2016 at the Blyth Festival and quickly became one of the most-produced Canadian plays of the decade, is runs at the Huron Country Playhouse II until Sept. 1.

His most recent play, "The New Canadian Curling Club," premiered at...


Jun 22, 2018

Mike Shara is one of Canada’s most accomplished actors with multiple seasons at the Stratford Festival and the Shaw Festival. He covers a wide range of topics from his time at Theatre School to the limitations of acting in Canadian television. Mike's worst audition story is a classic and, even better, he has some...


Jun 12, 2018

For 20 years Wayne Turmel worked as a stand-up comedian touring throughout North America, headlining clubs and concerts. He appeared on the TV show “Evening at the Improv” and opened for bands such as Chicago and Hall and Oates.

In his mid-life, Wayne began a second career in business development and training. He...


Jun 7, 2018

Ken Davenport is a Broadway producer whose credits include Once On This Island, The Play That Goes Wrong, Groundhog Day, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening, Macbeth starring Alan Cumming, Godspell, and Kinky Boots just to name a few.

You'll find out how he financed his first few shows and the marketing strategy he...


May 25, 2018

Nora McLellan is one of Canada's most celebrated and respected actors.

In this episode we begin by discussing her early days in Vancouver and move forward to the Shaw Festival and her recent performance in the Annie Baker play "John."

McClellan is candid about the ups and downs of life and the arts as well as some of...