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The Goalie

On December 9th, 2018, Edmonton Script Salon recorded its first live podcast from Holy Trinity Anglican Church.  Edmonton Script Salon runs every second Sunday of the month, reading a new play by an Alberta playwright. In five years, almost half of the featured plays have gone on to full productions.

The play, read in two parts, is The Goalie, a comedy by Carolyn Ziegler. It’s 1937 and Albert “Al” Einstein has one thing on his mind when he shows up in small town Saskatchewan—playing hockey for the Canwood Canucks!

The Goalie by Carolyn Ziegler is read by Jayce Mckenzie as Rose, Ethan Snowden as Jep, Vince Forcier as the voices of James and Eddie, and Ian Leung as Albert Einstein. Tracy Carroll provided dramaturgy, directed the reading with assistance from Carmen Niewenhuis, and supplied the voice of Lavender.

Sound effects are by Colin Matty and the sound engineer is Mike Tulley. Music is by permission or under creative commons licence. Podcast producer and post production editing is by Elaine Elrod. Sponsors of this reading series are Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alberta Playwrights Network and the Playwrights Guild of Canada and our loyal audience. Podcast support for this program is by Pathways to PGC.

Edmonton Script Salon is co-produced by Katherine Koller and Tracy Carroll. If you’d like to subscribe to our podcasts, send an email with “subscribe” in the subject line to edmontonscriptsalon@gmail.com. You can also like our page, Script Salon, on Facebook!

Cast

Carolyn Ziegler - Playwright
Ian Leung - Actor - "Albert"
Vincent Forcier - Actor - "James" and "Eddie"
Jayce McKenzie - Actor - "Rose"
Ethan Snowden - Actor - "Jep"

Edmonton Script Salon theme music is Sassy HipHop by permission from Instantmusicnow.com.

The Goalie music is attributed here:

  • “Allemande (Sting)” by Wahneta Meixsell
  • “Ashton Manor, Light Sting, and Greta Sting” by Kevin MacLeod. Creative Commons License 4.0
  • “Blank Holes” by Jingle Punks.
  • “1940s Slow Dance” by Doug Maxwell, Media Right Productions.
  • “Plop Plop Fizz Fizz” for Alka Seltzer by permission, Bayer Canada.
  • “Radio Static” by GowlerMusic. Creative Commons License 3.0.
  •  “Static “by groovy randomness. Creative Commons License 3.0.

Hope Soup

 Hope Soup, a drama by Katherine Koller, is the second podcast from Edmonton Script Salon. Jodi runs from Ryder, the neighbourhood bully, but Nanny Grey, who raised Ryder from a boy, gets Jodi digging for hope, truth and a future.

Hope Soup is read by Erin Pettifor as Jodi, Judy McFerran as Nanny Grey and Jake Tkaczyk as Ryder. Colin Matty performs live sound effects and plays the voices of Pete and Speed. Tracy Carroll provided dramaturgy.

The play was produced by Snowflake Productions at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival with the same cast, directed by Davina Stewart. The sound engineer and podcast editor is Mike Tulley. Podcast support for Hope Soup is by The Edmonton Arts Council and was recorded at the CKUA radio studio in Edmonton.

Sponsors of Edmonton Script Salon are the Playwrights Guild of Canada, Alberta Playwrights Network and Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Edmonton, Alberta.

If you’d like to subscribe to our podcasts, send an email with “Subscribe” in the subject line to edmontonscriptsalon@gmail.com. You can also like our page, Script Salon, on Facebook!

Cast

Katherine Koller - Playwright
Erin Pettifor - Jodi
Judy McFerran - Nanny Grey
Jake Tkaczyk - Ryder
Davina Stewart - Director
Colin Matty - Sound Effects, Pete, Speed
Edmonton Script Salon theme music is Sassy HopHop by permission from Instantmusicnow.com.
Hope Soup music is attributed here:
  • Fall: “Leap of Faith” by David Tonnaer, music produced by www.soundwellmusic.com. Creative Commons License 3.0.
  • Winter: “Cut and Run” by Kevin MacLeod. Creative Commons License 3.0.
  • Spring: “Just Happy” by Freek van Workum, music produced by www.soundwellmusic.com. Creative Commons License 3.0.
  • Summer: “There it is” by Kevin MacLeod. Creative Commons License 3.0.
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