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Adjudication Night

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On Saturday, January 28th the Lion in the Streets cast and crew had the honour of having a noted playwright and dramatist come see the show and then tell them what she thought of it... at some length.  Welcome to adjudication night.

March Madness: Direction Do's and Don'ts

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March Madness 2016 is coming up soon, and the directors from last year's event have come together to tell you and any potential directors the best advice they have for handling this crazy one week theatre event.

I interviewed Stefan Verveniotis, Evan Jones, and Michael Davenport, and included my own comments, asking them "What do you think your most important lesson or most helpful tip for next season's directors is?" The following are our responses.

Off Book: A Look At Jesse Shell's "Art of Game Design"

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Today I want to look at Jesse Shell’s book The Art of Game Design. Games are my second passion outside the theatre, and the shared capacity for audience engagement has lead me to find some very interesting skills that can be transported to the stage.

Shell’s book uses a series of perspectives he calls lenses to analyze his work. Today, I want to share with you three of them, and consider how they can be applied to theatre.

The Value of Theatre: The Big Why?

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A special blog post from our KWLT community! Over the next few months, we will hear from various community members on a wide range of theatre-related topics. KWLT looks forward to providing this forum for theatre patrons, volunteers and fans to tell us about their experiences, love of community theatre, and perhaps some useful advice for those aspiring to get more involved.

Sean is a twenty two year old student, musician and aspiring game designer. Sean has been involved in community theatre in both Brantford and KW for the past eight years, volunteering mostly as an actor, with some experience in directing, stage managing, and technical direction. Sean specializes in musical theatre, and has been a member of KWLT since 2014.