Christmas Presence in Saskatoon Dec 8 & 10, 2017

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in CHRISTMAS PRESENCE | No Comments
Christmas Presence in Saskatoon Dec 8 & 10, 2017

A unique mashup of stories and songs that explores the incarnation with a messy but joyful hope. CHRISTMAS PRESENCE returns for its third year in Saskatoon, its first time as a Burnt Thicket production. December 8, 2017 @ 7:30pm, Studio 914, 914 20th St W, Saskatoon December 10, 2017 @ 10am, College Park Covenant Church, […]

Every Brilliant Thing announced as our 2018 production

Every Brilliant Thing announced as our 2018 production

Coming Fall of 2018: an original production of the smash hit EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe. You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. You start a list of everything brilliant about the world. Everything worth living for. 1. […]

Pass the Torch: Sponsor Burnt Thicket’s Cycling Challenge

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 in Classy Fundraising Events | One Comment
Pass the Torch: Sponsor Burnt Thicket’s Cycling Challenge

Burnt Thicket Theatre is moving to Saskatoon! On October 27-29 Jamie & Julie Popoff, together with friends of the company, will bike the total kilometers from Calgary to Saskatoon to pass the Burnt Thicket torch. They’ll be joined by our board president Andy Wilson, incoming artistic director Stephen Waldschmidt, his wife Kirsten and three kids, […]

Read what the critics are saying about We Are the Body

Posted on May 7, 2015 in WE ARE THE BODY | No Comments
Read what the critics are saying about We Are the Body

Critical Acclaim for We Are the Body

“FOUR STARS!”

“WE ARE THE BODY couldn’t be more relevant and unsettling.”

“McIver tears at the heartstrings.”

“Stephen Waldschmidt [directs] with such a creative hand.”

“Kooman’s writing is at its best… he gives his actors natural dialogue and authentic emotions.”

“McIver and Bratton… are so convincing in their multiple roles it is as if there were seven not three people in the cast.”

– Louis B. Hobson, Calgary Sun

We Are the Body produced by Calgary’s Burnt Thicket at Pumphouse Theatre May 13-23

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in WE ARE THE BODY | No Comments
We Are the Body produced by Calgary’s Burnt Thicket at Pumphouse Theatre May 13-23

For Immediate Release World Premiere of We Are the Body by Calgary’s Burnt Thicket runs at Pumphouse Theatre May 13-23 New Canadian play is a psychologically thrilling drama written, directed and produced by University of Calgary alumni Andrew Kooman, Stephen Waldschmidt and James Popoff. Calgary, Alberta (April 28, 2015)–The highly anticipated new play by University of […]