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Ghost Light is a podcast about Edmonton’s theatre community, featuring guest interviews with the performers and creative teams behind upcoming local theatre productions. The show also offers reviews of recent productions and occasional deep dives on current issues and news in the theatre world. Hosted by Mel Priestley and produced by Matt Boisvert.

Ghost Light is a podcast about Edmonton’s theatre community, featuring guest interviews with the performers and creative teams behind upcoming local theatre productions. The show also offers reviews of recent productions and occasional deep dives on current issues and news in the theatre world. Hosted by Mel Priestley and produced by Matt Boisvert.
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Canada

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Ghost Light is a podcast about Edmonton’s theatre community, featuring guest interviews with the performers and creative teams behind upcoming local theatre productions. The show also offers reviews of recent productions and occasional deep dives on current issues and news in the theatre world. Hosted by Mel Priestley and produced by Matt Boisvert.

Language:

English

Contact:

780-974-2705


Episodes

Talking The Color Purple with Jesse Lipscombe

9/18/2019
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The Color Purple is opening soon at the Citadel Theatre and Mel spoke to Jesse Lipscombe to get the inside story about the production. Lipscombe is an Edmonton actor, singer, producer and activist who founded the #MakeItAwkward anti-racism campaign in 2016. Mel also talks about Bob Baker being expelled from Equity, what that means and the questions that leaves the Edmonton theatre community. Show notes: Bob Baker Ousted from Canadian Actors Equity Association, Globe and Mail Former...

Duration:00:22:56

S01E01 Azimuth and the Importance of Arts in Edmonton

9/11/2019
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This week, Mel interviews Azimuth Theatre co-artistic producers, Vanessa Sabourin and Kristi Hansen, about Azimuth’s upcoming 2019-20 theatre season. We discuss their upcoming panel discussion and the season to come. Along the way, we talk about the role that art plays in society, whether consuming art can ever be apolitical, the #metoo movement and callout culture and how theatre is engaging with those, supportership vs. leadership, and more. Show notes: Azimuth Theatre website – season...

Duration:00:35:42

S01E00: Welcome to Ghost Light

9/4/2019
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Welcome to the very first episode of Ghost Light. Host Mel Priestley talks about why she started the show, what a ghost light is, and the upcoming shows this September in Edmonton: Kaleido Family Arts Festival, Play the Fool Festival, Azimuth's season launch panel discussion, and The Color Purple at the Citadel.

Duration:00:06:25