A meditation on the moon’s significance to humans, the show will look at humankind’s millennia-long relationship with the Moon, from embodiment as a god or goddess, to the way we mark time for ritual and agricultural purposes, through to use for propaganda during the cold war.
This new song cycle will premiere at the 2018
High Performance Rodeo.
With Special Guests:
Bruce McCulloch January 12, 13
Tim Williams January 18, 19, 20
* A limited number of Pay What You Can Afford tickets for the Preview performance on January 9 @ 8:00pm will be available exclusively at the door of the theatre, one hour prior to show time. Based on availability. Guarantee your seat for the January 9th Preview in advance by purchasing a $15 ticket online, in person, or by phone.
David Rhymer is a frequent collaborator with One Yellow Rabbit - Calgary, I Love You, but... marks the sixth partnership with his OYR pals. With playwright Blake Brooker: Dream Machine, Ilsa Queen Of The Nazi Love Camp and Mata Hari in 8 Bullets which recently premiered off-Broadway to rave reviews and subsequently toured Europe. OYR Ensemble: Conniption Cabaret and People You May Know. Solo musicals include Songs From Nightingale Alley, Wreck Beach, and Why Freud Fainted. He recently composed the music for Green Fool's The Floating Mouse and is presently at work on a 1940's comic book musical Crime Does Not Pay with singer/songwriter Kris Demeanor to premiere in 2017.
Kris Demeanor is a songwriter, theatre artist and poet who has taken his work around the world, inspiring audiences to laugh, dance, weep, think and party. He’s released seven recordings of original songs, and was the inaugural Poet Laureate of Calgary. Recent work includes Making Treaty 7, John Ware Re-Imagined, CBC’s The Irrelevant Show, collaborating with Ian Tyson, and Shelter From the Storm, a songwriting collaboration with clients of Calgary's Drop in Centre.
Karen is the author of six award-winning plays, and a two-time finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama for her Pochsy Plays and Drama: Pilot Episode. She is also an award-winning stage performer and director, having directed all of horror clowns Mump & Smoot’s shows, as well as the premiere of Linda Griffiths’ Age of Arousal and others. Her productions have been presented across North America and overseas. Karen has performed extensively in Canadian television and film, and her own prize-winning short films have screened internationally. Upcoming, her newest solo show, Crawlspace, will be presented at Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre, Vancouver’s Boca del Lupo and in Calgary in 2017.
Jamie Tognazzini previously appeared at the High Performance Rodeo in midways, freak shows, and parades. She ecstatically joined D's beautifulyoungartists for Radioheaded 3 (Sled Island). Credits include Project Whooping Crane (Green Fools), Bamboozled (MACHiNENOiSY Dance, Vancouver), Awesome Girl and Radical Boy (Lunchbox Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Company- school tour), The Toxic Avenger Musical (Broadway West), Evil Dead: the Musical (GZT/H&M), The Paperbag Princess Musical (BCDC). Across Western Canada, numerous festivals have presented her original eccentric circus creations, and she's a proud associate artist with Green Fools Theatre.
Jonathan Lewis is known for his work in sound design, composition, and as a live musician. He has performed at, and/or designed shows for Alberta Theatre Projects, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, Theatre Calgary, Theatre Junction and Vertigo Mystery Theatre. He performs regularly with his ensembles, Lewis & Limacher, The Rembetika Hipsters, and The Plaid Tongued Devils. It is his pleasure to once again be working with One Yellow Rabbit.