Talking The Color Purple with Jesse Lipscombe

The Color Purple is opening soon at the Citadel Theatre and I spoke to Jesse Lipscombe to get the inside story about the production. Lipscombe is an Edmonton actor, singer, producer and activist who founded the #MakeItAwkward anti-racism campaign in 2016. I also spoke about Bob Baker being expelled from Equity, what that means and the questions it leaves the Edmonton theatre community. 

Show notes: 

Bob Baker Ousted from Canadian Actors Equity Association, Globe and Mail story

Former Citadel Artistic Director Bob Baker Kicked Out of Actors Union, Edmonton Journal story

Sleeping Beauty, The Roxy on Gateway, Sept 19 to 22

The Color Purple, Citadel, Sept. 21 to Oct 13

No Change in the Weather, a Newfoundland Musical, Arts Barns, Sept 25 to 28

Vidalia, Varscona, Sept. 26 to Oct. 12

Play the Fool Festival, Backstage Theatre, Sept. 27 to 29

Good Women Dance season launch, Café Bicyclette, Sept 23 from 6 to 9



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