The Long Distance Between

Revolver Festival Updrafts Reading Series 2019

The Long Distance Between is a darkly comic look at our desire for suffering in art and the effect it has on the people responsible for servicing that need. Created with the generous dramaturgical support of Joanna Garfinkle (PTC Block A) and Liesl Lafferty (Wet Ink Collective). This is a Canadian Actors’ Equity Association Production under the Festival Policy

Updrafts Reading Series 2019

The Updrafts Reading series presents new works-in-progress by emerging playwrights. Presented by Playwrights Theatre Centre.

Liesl Lafferty- Director

As a playwright, dramaturg and director, Liesl has largely focused on harvesting, sculpting and presenting new Canadian works. She received the Larry Lillo – Jessie Richardson Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play for House, by Daniel MacIvor, and directed and co-wrote A Town Called Hockey at the Arts Club Theatre. Currently, Liesl is a Facilitator for Wet Ink Collective a community of professional theatre women developing new plays, and she is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing and Theatre at UBC. Listen to her interviews with theatre artists from around the world on the Liesl Lafferty Podcast.

Tanya Champoux – Sam

David Benedict Brown – Brian

David is from Vancouver. He just arrived back from a seven year stint in Ottawa. He has been making theatre for the past 15 years. He’s also been on TV a few times. Thanks for supporting local theatre