What's On in September?
September is a traditionally quiet month for theatre in Edmonton. I think the Fringe has something to do with that. People need a little time to recover, rehearse and build the next show. Similarly the audience needs a bit of down time to handle all that happens in the Fall and many are a bit tired out and pocket poor from whatever shenanigans they have participated in over the summer months. There are a couple of shows coming towards the end of September to kick off the 2014-15 Theatre Season. Kim's Convenience by Ins Choi opens the 2014/15 season at the Citadel Theatre. This is the Soulpepper Theatre production which started at the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival. It's a tight little comedy about a Korean family who runs a convenience store in the rapidly changing Regent Park area of Toronto. Following it's runaway success at the Toronto Fringe, it was picked up by Soulpepper for an even more successful production ( both commercially and critically ) and then the