Bust

“They say the fire’s still burning. Underground. Could be years ‘til it’s out.”

Pitch-perfect Pinter-esque humour with surprising heart

Paula Simons, Edmonton Journal

WORLD PREMIERE

Three months after the Fort McMurray Fire, a controversial call at a Peewee hockey game propels two couples into dangerous territory. A heartfelt dark comedy about two families, whose lives are intrinsically tied to Alberta’s boom and bust economy.

Featuring: Lora Brovold, Brandon Coffey, Louise Lambert & Christopher Schulz
Directed by 
Bradley Moss
Set & Costume Designer: Cory Sincennes
Lighting Design: Scott Peters
Composer/Sound Design: Darrin Hagen
Stage Manager: Molly Pearson

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TALK-BACK NIGHT
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2017
Followinfg the performance

TALK BACK BEGINS AT 9:30PM AND IS FREE OF CHARGE

Step into the post-game discussion with Bradley Moss, playwright Matthew MacKenzie and the cast/crew of Bust as they discuss brining the World Premiere play to The Roxy on Gateway. Don’t expect any simple “we gave 110%” answers, as the cast/crew along with the TN audience dive into the world of Bust. The talk-back will be held Friday February 17 following the performance – even if you’ve seen the show, you are invited to attend.

REDUCED TICKET PRICES FOR FORT MCMURRAY RESIDENTS

Theatre Network is offering a half-priced ticket deal for Fort McMurray residents and anyone affected by the fires in the summer of 2016. Just let us know when you purchase your tickets that you are a Fort McMurray resident. For more information feel free to contact the Theatre Network box-office 780 453 2440 or email boxoffice@theatrenetwork.ca

bleak, black, and funny, bust gives aftermath of fort mcmurray fire absurdist edge
REview: paula simons, edmonton journal
bust hits close to home for theatre network
review: Colin Maclean, gigcity.ca
boom goes and bust goes boom: a review of strange new matthew mackenzie comedy at network
review: liz nicholls, 12thnight.ca
bust: a polished comedy that cuts to the heart of devotion and division in alberta
review: kevin solez, vue weekly
‘the beast’ collides with hockey in matthew mackenzie’s latest, bust
review: jenna marynowski, afterthehouselights.com

 

production photos

Photos by Ian Jackson/EPIC Photography
Featuring: Lora Brovold, Brandon Coffey, Louise Lambert & Christopher Schulz

          

          

          

          

          

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pre- production photos

Photos by Aaron Pedersen
Featuring: Louise Lambert

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