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Tears Of A Dinosaur

Tears Of A Dinosaur

Set in an odd domestic landscape of original music and intriguing marionettes, three forlorn characters quest for the impossible.  A youth who imagines himself a saint, a hobbyist with a zeal for family, and a haunted housewife team up to create a highly theatrical examination of survival.  

The production ran one hour and ten minutes.

During the 1988 Edmonton Fringe Festival, Tears Of A Dinosaur was performed at midnight.  

1988 Vancouver Fringe Festival, Vancouver, Canada
1988 Edmonton Fringe Festival, Edmonton, Canada
1988 Centaur Theatre, Montreal, Canada
1988 World Stage Festival, Toronto, Canada
1988 Quinzane Festival, Quebec City, Canada
1988 Secret Theatre, Calgary, Canada
1987 Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
Written and Directed by Blake Brooker  •  Choreography/Staging by Denise Clarke  •  Marionettes and Design by Ronnie Burkett  •  Lighting Design by Blake Brooker  •  Sound Design and Composition by Richard McDowell  •  Dinosaur Construction by Sandi Somers  •  Technical Director Ian Wilson
Featuring Denise Clarke, Michael Green, Andy Curtis (Edmonton and Vancouver) and Jarvis Hall (Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City)
Note: Tears of a Dinosaur saw two distinctly original productions. The first version was for the Inter-Media Arts Department of the Banff Centre for the Arts. Tears of a Dinosaur was subsequently re-written, produced and toured by One Yellow Rabbit  •  Performers in Banff: Denise Clarke, Ronnie Burkett, Michael Green, Richard McDowell