Renfield: In the Shadow of the Vampire

Renfield: In the Shadow of the Vampire

A deeply disturbed, spider-eating nutjob. These are my thoughts on the character of Renfield from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897). Throughout the book, we are only really ever told about Renfield through the other characters. This all changed on March 5 at Bakehouse Theatre’s Studio, when Grist to the Mill Productions debuted Renfield’s perspective on life [...]

The Perfectly Normal Family Friendly Circus

The Perfectly Normal Family Friendly Circus

The Perfectly Normal Family Friendly Circus is exactly what the title suggests; a chaotic adult-only performance. With more f-bombs than a Tarantino movie, drugs, violence, and tricks it's certainly not for the faint-hearted. Think Playschool meets the circus with a dash of, scratch that a lot of, cocaine. Your two hosts for the evening are [...]

‘The Day I Stopped Looking at the Stars’- By Cameron Lowe

‘The Day I Stopped Looking at the Stars’- By Cameron Lowe

The day I stopped looking at the stars was the day I stopped imagining. I used to spend many nights watching Alpha Centauri sparkle, spy onto the surface of Venus through my telescope, and imagine UFOs flying through the cosmos. Most of all, I would wonder what planets were circling around those distant stars. Were [...]

Interesting Facts About Each U.S. President, Part 2

Interesting Facts About Each U.S. President, Part 2

Theodore Roosevelt (1901 to 1909) Both Roosevelt’s first wife and mother died on the same day, which happened to be Valentine’s Day. He was shot just before a scheduled speech, but instead of seeking medical treatment, he went ahead with the speech. He started with the following statement: 'I don’t know whether you fully understand [...]

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

Shit-Faced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

Presented by A-List Entertainment, Shit-faced Shakespeare was a hilarious rendition of the classic and well abused tale, Romeo and Juliet. We tend to think of Shakespeare as inaccessible or highbrow, yet that was never the playwright’s reception or intention. Shit-faced Shakespeare is a wonderful way of bringing Shakespeare back to everyone.   Playing on the [...]