JONNO at the Next Stage Theatre Festival

It’s just been announced that my play JONNO will be presented as part of the 2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival in Toronto in January 2018. Who doesn’t want to visit Toronto in January you guys?! Seriously, I haven’t been to Toronto with a show since my Fringe Fest days, and I really love the city, so I am looking forward to reconnecting with it, and all the wonderful people who live there.

It should be an especially fun ride, since the Jian Ghomeshi scandal (which inspired this fictional play) started in Toronto, and I don’t think wounds have quite healed. I hope that JONNO adds to the discussion in a helpful and cleansing way, which it seemed to do at the Winnipeg Fringe in 2016. I myself have such conflicted feeling about the way the scandal was received, handled and ultimately resolved (or unresolved as the case may be.) Big ups to Paul Van Dyck for proposing to direct the play in the first place. Very much looking forward to seeing it!

Find out more at Broadwayworld.com

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JONNO this summer at the Winnipeg Fringe

Super excited that Echo Theatre is producing my play JONNO this summer at the Winnipeg Fringe. From the Echo Theatre website:

“Which part made you think I like it?”- Dana

Echo Theatre is proud to present an angry new comedy about a famous radio personality.

And the women he assaults.

And Mr. Donkey Long-Ears: his only friend.

Inspired by TRUE EVENTS.

More info to come soon!

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