#MondayMorningMuse: Emma Thompson

Posted By Film, Theatre, Writing

Unlike our previous Monday Morning Muses, Emma Thompson is an extremely well-known human being, and our decision to profile her today is based not on her personal life story or hidden accomplishments but rather on the quality of her highly accredited work. Not only has she been regarded as “the best British actress of her […]

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It’s Friday, Friday…

Posted By Writing

Happy Friday, Friends! Alas, the most glorious day of the week is upon us (excluding Saturday and Sunday—obviously) and the weekend is so close we can almost taste it. But if you’re anything like us gals, you know that sometimes weekends aren’t relaxing. Sometimes you’re stuck doing unfinished work from the week or writing a […]

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4 Plays to Catch in April

Posted By Theatre

If you’re in need of a little theatre fix this month but are having trouble with the finding and choosing, here are a few current (and local) pieces that catch our eye: Infinity by Hannah Moscovitch: Tarragon Theatre, Toronto http://tarragontheatre.com/show/infinity/ March 25-May 3, 2015 We love the wit, depth and variety of critically acclaimed playwright […]

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#MondayMorningMuse: Irena Sendler

Posted By History

This morning’s muse is one of history’s (many) unsung heroes: Irena Sendler. Her valiant actions went unrecognized for a number of years, but thanks to four Kansas high school girls in the 90s, Sendler’s story was made public and in 2007 she was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. One year later, Sendler passed away. […]

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Muddy Mary introduction

Muddy Mary, Muddy Mary, Muddy Mary

Posted By History

There’s something exciting about sitting around a campfire telling ghost stories with your friends; forming your own “Midnight Society” (bonus points if you get this reference) and terrifying each other with tales of the boogieman or monsters under the bed. Pulling out a good ol’ urban legend is another surefire way to spook a crowd, […]

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Creative Writing Spaces

Where to Create as a Collective

Posted By Theatre

If there is one thing we’ve learned about theatre it’s that we all must be a little malleable when it comes to the spaces where we work. This is especially true when working with other people. When creating as a group (which we hope you’re all doing in preparation for our June 1st submissions deadline! […]

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Monday Morning Muse - Finding Temperance

#MondayMorningMuse: Temperance Lloyd

Posted By Women

  The exact number of people executed for witchcraft between the 14th-17th centuries will forever remain unknown. Any numbers we’ve been able to dig up range from 40,000-100,000, which means that approximately 60,000 (mostly) women were maybe hung or burnt to death but we’ll never really know for sure. Hurrah! Since she was the inspiration […]

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Welcome to The Muddy Mary Project

Welcome to The Muddy Mary Project

Posted By Theatre

Happy World Theatre Day, and welcome to The Muddy Mary Project! We’re so excited to introduce you to this project. If you take a look around the site you’ll find everything you need to know about who we are, what we do and – most importantly – how to get involved. The Muddy Mary Project […]

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