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February 7, 2014
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New blog post:

"Why Feminist Theatre is Everyone's Concern"

Occassional updates and news will still be posted here, and remember to check out our twitter page
for the most up-to-date information @emptyboxtheatre

Hey, What's Going On?

December 1, 2013
Why hasn't this website been updated in months? Where's the information about your upcoming show?
Is this even a company anymore?

First of all, yes, Empty Box hopes to continue producing lots of new work, starting in April 2014-
Artistic Director Keavy Lynch has been busy assistant directing and working on her thesis show
(more information will be available on that show later) and also trying to graduate!

Because of this, Empty Box has been put on temporary hold, but we'll be doing some exciting
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Fringe 2013 Interviews: Alex Olley

June 28, 2013

Less than a week until Fringe, we interview actress Alex Olley!

Q: What is your role in the show?

A: Mr. Baker/Dr.Lavell

Q: Tell us about yourself:

A: I have a flare for neon colours and I'm a total adrenalin junky! Want someone to bungee jump with? I'm your gal. I spent last summer backpacking in Europe and recently built a house for a family in need in Nicaragua so I think it's safe to say I have been bitten by the travel bug. Hard. I have two sisters, one older and one younger who I lov...

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Fringe 2013 Interviews: Signy Lynch

June 22, 2013
We interviewed actress Signy Lynch about her role in our upcoming production of A Young Lady's Guide to Vivisection at the Toronto Fringe Festival.

Q: What is your name/role in the show?
A: My name is Signy Lynch and I’m playing Alice/Victoria/Dr. Sullivan


Q: Tell us about yourself
A: I’m a student of psychology and drama at Queen’s University, going into my final year. I’ve done a lot of shows in my hometown of Kingston and am also co-Artistic Director of our campus Shakespeare ...

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Fringe 2013 Interviews: Samantha Wymes

June 18, 2013

Fringe 2013 is almost here! In the next couple of weeks, we'll be posting a some interviews to help you get to know the cast and crew of A Young Lady's Guide to Vivisection.

First, we interview actress Samantha Wymes:

Q: Who are you and what is your role in the show?
A: Samantha Wymes/Elizabeth Smith. 

Q: Tell us about yourself:                                                                                                                                                    A: I am 21 years old an...

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A Young Lady's Guide To Vivisection- Photos!

May 29, 2013
As we get ready for the Toronto Fringe Festival this July, we're having way too much fun on publicity. Here's some photos (by Skylar Majovsky) from our photo shoot on Monday, where our actors pose with their historical counterparts, and try out some human vivisection!

ACTORS and COUNTERPARTS: (L-R) Andrew Berghout holding Dr. Kenneth N. Fenwick, Signy Lynch holding Alice MacGillivray, Samantha Wymes holding Elizabeth Smith, and Robert Elliott holding Bessie Beatty.

In this photo, Signy Lynch, S...

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Titus Andronicus Interviews: Lucy Shipman

December 5, 2012
Who Are You? Lucy Shipman, the current lightning and sound designer for the St. Catharines branch of Empty Box Theatre Company.

Shakespeare is...? The greatest English wordsmith of all time and a huge influence on and inspiration to myself and millions of others in the business.

What is the best Shakespeare play?: I've yet to read them all, but at the moment my personal favourite is the Henry VI quartet (Henry VI parts 1,2,3, and Richard III). There is no accurate way to quantify th...

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Toronto Fringe Festival 2013!

November 28, 2012
Empty Box Theatre Company has been selected by lottery to participate in the Toronto Fringe Festival next year from July 4th-13th 2013! We will be presenting a new version of our 2012 workshop production Ladies and Germaphobes. We are very excited about this amazing opportunity, and will keep this site updated with news about workshops/readings of our play-in-progress.

For anyone who is unfamiliar with the Toronto Fringe Fesitval, it is a fantastic two-week art festival that brings together ar...
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