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Frankenstein by Andrew G. Cooper, based on the book by Mary Shelley

 

Cast: 6 - 16 | 105 min.| Genre:  Mystery/thriller, science fiction, tragedy, period
 

Frankenstein presents the tragedy of young Victor Frankenstein and the grotesque monster who haunts him in this new adaptation of Mary Shelley's spine-chilling Gothic classic. Victor is obsessed with discovering the secrets of science and nature, but nothing can prepare him for what he brings to life one dark night in the heart of winter. So begins a life or death adventure as Victor battles the demon he creates and the demons inside himself.

"powerful...mesmerizing...Cooper's Frankenstein is a major accomplishment” — Louis Hobson, The Calgary Herald

"beautiful to watch, and truly remarkable." — Amy Couch, The Independent Critic

DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION HISTORY
 

Production Workshop - Jupiter Theatre, March - April 2023

Production Workshop - Jupiter Theatre, October 2021
Workshop and Reading - Red Deer Players, June 2019

Reading - New Vintage Theatre, October 2018

World Premiere- Chimera Theatre, February 2018

Workshop/Reading - Chimera Theatre, August 2017

Dispatch

 

Cast: 1 - 16 | 10 min. | Genre: Thriller, Tragedy
 

Dispatch explores the work of one of the unseen heroes of our cities: an Emergency Communications Officer. They are there when your worst nightmares come to life and listen when your world comes crashing down…but what is it like on the other side of a 9-1-1 call?

DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION HISTORY

Finalist - King's Shorts Festival of Ten Minute Plays - June 2020 

Production - Short + Sweet Festival Sydney - January - April 2020

Production - American School of Dubai/Short + Sweet Festival Dubai - January - March 2020

Production - Newmarket National Play Festival - July 2019

Production - 10-Minute Playwriting Competition - Theatre New Vintage, February 2019

The Grind 

 

Cast: 2 | 10 min. | Genre:  Romantic Comedy, Drama
 

She likes reading and coffee. He likes tea and writing. They meet. The grow together. They grow apart. Five years of a relationship goes by in the blink of an eye, and then what?

DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION HISTORY

Production - Short + Sweet Sydney Festival, April 2018

First Place in Judge's Choice and Second Place in People's Choice for Wildcard Series 4

Third Place for Judge's Choice for Wildcard Finals

Production - 10-Minute Playwriting Competition - Theatre New Vintage, February 2017

First Place

Commissioned and Premiere Production - High-Wire Festival of Innovation, Western Canada Theatre, October 2016

Other Deaths of the Universe

 

Cast: 1| 60 min.| Genre:  One-Man Cosmological Exploration
 

All things must die. Plants, people, planets, even the universe itself will one day come to an end. Blending cosmology and storytelling, this performance explores connection and disconnection, relationships and loneliness. Come on a journey of science and sex to explore the universe from its inception to its inevitable fate as Andrew takes the five leading theories on how the universe will end and compares them to how his last five relationships came to an end. 

DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION HISTORY

Production - Hydra Performing Arts Festival, May/June 2019

Runner Up for Bravest Show Award

Production - Common Ground Festival, May 2019