My First Sterlings!
This Monday night I attended the 26th Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards which celebrate professional theatre in Edmonton. I have never gone before, but have known many who do and who have been nominated but I never quite felt that it was something I would feel at home at. Boy, was I wrong! I was delighted to know at least half of the people in the room, if not more, and to regard those people as friends. That was a delightful surprise. So why go this year? I went this year because I have seen so many shows this year that I actually felt invested in them. Doesn't that sound weird? But it's true, having sat in those audiences watching those performances and seeing those effects and production elements, I wanted to celebrate the nominees and the winners. Everyone looked fabulous. I am not just saying that. Edmonton's theatre community is phenomenally good looking. It is hard to pick a best dressed, but there were some amazingly gorgeous women there. I wish I ha