The co-artistic director of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre, Mindy Parfitt previews their current show, This Stays in the Room (running until 30 March 2014 at Gallery Gachet), with Joseph Planta.
Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line, in Vancouver, at TheCommentary.ca.
The local theatre company Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and its newest production This Stays in the Room begins previews on Wednesday, 19 March 2014, and runs until 30 March 2014. Joining me now is its director Mindy Parfitt, who’ll tell us about the show, and the concept of this production. The show is written by the entire creative team, and is based on true stories of shame and forgiveness, told through text, photography, song, video, and dance. The venue is the Gallery Gachet at 88 East Cordova Street. The website is at www.horseshoesandhandgrenades.ca. Mindy Parfitt is a founding member and co-artistic director of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre. She is an award winning director, whose recent directing credits include the fall’s Armstrong’s War, which was staged at the Arts Club Theatre. She founded Soulfishing Theatre in Montreal, and has worked for various companies across the country. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Mindy Parfitt; Ms. Parfitt, good morning.