Gabriola and holdover
It’s been far too long. Where has the ZooCrew been? You may be wondering. On Gabriola Island and preparing for a holdover. That’s where!
This past weekend was the second annual Gabriola Theatre Festival and it was the second year that we took part in it. we’ve performed on Gabriola three times in the past year and just love the friendly, intelligent and supportive community there. This year all 12 of us working on Robin Hood were staying in a campsite for the two nights of our stay. Bad idea. We were having too much fun and being way too loud and got stern talking tos both nights. We did three shows and they all went really well. Here’s a snippet of some feedback we received from a Gabriola Island resident:
“I just saw your version of Robin Hood on Gabriola and not only enjoyed it immensely, but was very moved by your intelligent and artistic approach to our current social challenges. You guys, I believe, are taking the role of “artist” seriously and I know that your work is having an impact as I chat with people who’ve seen your plays.
My wife and I also saw the Death of a Clown on Gabriola this past spring and were once again moved and informed by the presentation. Your troupe has a unique, current, creative and insightful approach to theatre and I’m really pleased to have seen two of your productions. I look forward to seeing more of your work.”
The initial run of Robin Hood was so successful that we decided to add 4 additional shows this week from Wednesday to Saturday at 7PM. This is a chance for anyone who procratstinated to see it now!
In case you aren’t sure if you want to see Robin Hood this review in the Westender may convince you otherwise
Hope to see you in the park this week, it’s your last chance!