FRACTURE by Megan Andres

You have shaken the land and torn it open; mend its fractures, for it is quaking.

FRACTURE

Synopsis
The dilemma of whether to let Beth’s terminally ill mother, Mara, move in with her and her boyfriend, Jake, forces Beth to confront difficult childhood memories of her mother.

Playwright: Megan Andres
Megan Andres is a Vancouver and Winnipeg based theatre performer, director, dramaturg, and most recently playwright. Megan has a BA in Theatre from the University of Manitoba and has trained and worked with various theatre companies including Sarasvàti Productions, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Theatre Projects Manitoba, Theatre Incarnate, Manitoba Association of Playwrights, Tara Players, Black Hole Theatre Company and others.  Megan’s other plays include Catching Shadows, only just … and Antipode. Megan is a Joint Creative Writing and Theatre MFA candidate at the University of British Columbia.  She is especially excited to be working with Stefanie to bring Fracture to life and hopes you enjoy the show!

Director: Stefanie Bartlett
Stefanie Bartlett is in her senior year at UBC, studying Film Production with a focus in directing and screenplay. She has harbored a love of theatre and the stage from an early age, with a background that includes professional dance and acting credits. More recently, she studied directing, Dogme Manifesto, and improvisational techniques with Tom Scholte at UBC, and attended a writing workshop through The University of Iowa in Dublin where she also studied theatre texts and dramaturgy with Gavin Kostick of the Fishamble Theatre. It has been an amazing experience to work with a playwright as talented as Megan and to bring such a fresh piece of material to the stage! She is so thankful to the entire team of BNPR producers, directors, designers, actors, and audiences that bring this important festival to life.

Actors: Jeremiah O’Driscoll, Angela Way and Aurora Chan.

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