Check out this illuminating interview that The Drowning Girls director Taryn Jorgenson did with Shakespeare in Action. Then come see the show – playing at Alumnae Theatre until December 1. http://www.alumnaetheatre.com.
Following the 2pm Sunday matinee (Nov 25) performance there will be a Talkback, at which the audience can ask questions of Taryn, assistant director Antara Keelor, the cast and designers. Tickets are PWYC. firstname.lastname@example.org
Taryn Jorgenson is a graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School and HYDRAMA Theatre Intensive (Hydra, Greece). She has directed for InspiraTO, Theatre Aquarius, the Prague Fringe Festival, and much more! In the summer of 2011, Taryn was the Assistant Director for Shakespeare in Action’s teen camp production of As You Like It.
The Drowning Girls is a play based on the real-life Scotland Yard serial murder known as The Brides in the Bath case. In the early 1900’s, bigamous conman George Joseph Smith, used a series of fake identities to seduce and marry seven woman, murdering three. He also convinced his wives to sign over their property to him, and collected on their life insurance policies. The Drowning Girls, focusing on three of Smith’s ill-fated brides premiered at the 1999 Edmonton Fringe Festival. An expanded version premiered at Alberta Theatre Projects in 2008, and has since been…
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