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David Newham

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The actor and co-artistic producer and founding member of Seven Tyrants Theatre, David Newham discusses co-starring (with Daniel Deorksen) in A Steady Rain by Keith Huff at the new Penthouse Studio Theatre upstairs from the legendary Penthouse Nightclub (1019 Seymour Street), with Joseph Planta.


Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line, in Vancouver, at TheCommentary.ca.

The local theatre company Seven Tyrants Theatre is about to bow their latest production, the Keith Huff play A Steady Rain. It’s a dark play that’s gotten good notices on its storytelling and repartee. Two friends since kindergarten, Joey and Denny have worked together as policemen. They’re practically family. A domestic call causes their friendship to come into focus. The actor David Newham joins me now. Co-starring Daniel Deorksen, Mr. Newham plays Denny in this production, that begins Friday, 16 February 2018 at the Penthouse Studio Theatre, 1019 Seymour Street. The play will be performed in the rarely opened private rooms above the historic Penthouse Nightclub. David Newham is a Vancouver based theatre artist who has over ten years experience as a producer, director and actor. He is co-artistic producer and a founding member of Seven Tyrants Theatre, which has been nominated for the Jessie Richardson Award. His recent directing credits include Topdog/Underdog, Ebenezer, Mozart & Salieri, and Beggar’s Opera. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and Douglas College. Visit www.SevenTyrants.com for tickets. The production is directed by Bill Devine, and runs until 03 March 2018, Wednesdays to Sundays. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, David Newham; Mr. Newham, good morning.

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