Performance History - She Has A Name

EARLY DEVELOPMENT
She Has A Name was given the 2009 Scripts At Work/Alberta Playwright Network Award.It received dramaturgical input from a committee of the Alberta Playwright Network in the Spring of2009 under the oversight of APN director Johanne Deleeuw. In January 2010, the play underwent a workshop with Burnt Thicket Theatre of Calgary, Alberta under the direction of Steve Waldshmidt, a process which culminated in a public reading of the play on January 10, 2010.

 

In October 2010, the play will have a public reading in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a series of readings to follow in Alberta in October and November 2010. Burnt Thicket Theatre in partnership with Raise Their Voice  produced the World Premiere of She Has A Name to sold out audiences in Calgary in February 2011, followed by a sold out run of performances in Red Deer. In 2o12 the play toured Canada for 6 months in 13 cities from Halifax to Victoria.

 

2011 WORLD PREMIERE + CAST

Venue: The Motel Space @ The Epcor Centre – Calgary, Alberta

Dates: February 23 – March 5, 2011

Producing Theatre Company: Burnt Thicket Theatre in partnership with Raise Their Voice

World Premiere Cast and Creative Team:

  • Aaron Krogman JASON / PIMP
  • Denise Wong NUMBER 18 / VOICE 1
  • Glenda Warkentin MARTA / VOICE 3
  • Cari Russell ALI / VOICE 4
  • Sienna Howell-Holden MAMMA / VOICE 2
  • Julie Serger STAGE MANAGER
  • Stephen Waldschmidt DIRECTOR
  • Jaylene Wiebe COSTUME DESIGNER
  • Anton De Groot LIGHTING DESIGNER
  • Luke Ertman COMPOSER / SOUND DESIGNER
  • Alida Lowe PRODUCTION MANAGER
  • James Popoff PRODUCER / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
  • Deanne Bertsch CHOREOGRAPHER
2012 CANADIAN TOUR + CAST
LETHBRIDGE | May 23 – 27 – Sterndale Bennett Theatre (preview show on May 22)
SASKATOON | May 30 – June 2 – BackStage Stage, Remai Arts Centre
OTTAWA | June 6 – 10 – Academic Hall Theatre, University of Ottawa
MONTREAL | June 16 – 24 – Montreal Fringe Festival
HALIFAX | July 3 – 11 – Studio Stage, Neptune Theatre
WINNIPEG | July 18 – 29 – Winnipeg Fringe Festival
CALGARY | August 3 – 11 – Calgary Fringe Festival – The Lantern
VICTORIA | August 24 – September 3 – Victoria Fringe Festival
VANCOUVER | September 6 – 16 – Vancouver Fringe – Festival Firehall Arts Centre
KELOWNA | September 18 – 21 – Mary Irwin Theatre, Rotary Centre for the Arts
EDMONTON | September 25 – 30 – Catalyst Theatre
RED DEER | October 2 – 6 – Scott Block Theatre

 

 CANADIAN TOUR CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM:

  • Carl Kennedy JASON / PIMP
  • Evelyn Chew NUMBER 18 / VOICE 1
  • Glenda Warkentin MARTA / VOICE 3
  • Alysa Van Haastert ALI / VOICE 4
  • Sienna Howell-Holden MAMMA / VOICE 2
  • Brad G. Graham TOUR + STAGE MANAGER
  • Stephen Waldschmidt DIRECTOR
  • Jaylene Wiebe COSTUME DESIGNER
  • Anton De Groot LIGHTING DESIGNER
  • Luke Ertman COMPOSER / SOUND DESIGNER
  • Alida Lowe PRODUCING DIRECTOR
  • James Popoff ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
  • Karl Sine* FIGHT DIRECTOR
  • Deanne Bertsch CHOREOGRAPHER

* Appeared courtesy of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

 

OTHER PRODUCTIONS AND READINGS
2013 Dates and Locations

 

NEW YORK CITY | October 17 -24 – Readings at Hunter College

2014 Dates and Locations 
FOLSOM, CALIFORNIA | May 2 – June 22 – Production by Freefall Stage

CALIFORNIA | September – December – California Tour

EDMONTON, ALBERTA | November  TBD– L’uniTheatre  2015 Dates and Locations

CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA | February 5 and 6 – Rogers State University  Staged Readings

LEWISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA | March 1 – Bucknell University

THREE HILLS,  ALBERTA | March 2015 – Prairie Bible College

 

2017 Dates and Locations

NEW YORK | January 18- February 1, 2017Off-Broadway production - Ripple Effect Artists

 

NEW YORK | October 26 - November 5 - Off-Broadway production - Ripple Effect Artists