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Red Velvet By Lolita Chakrabarti

The Vancouver premiere reading of this play starred Austin Eckert, Luisa Jojic, Patrick Sabongui, Bernard Cuffling, Daniel Arnold, Giacomo Baesatto, Kyra Zagorsky, Christina Sicoli, Brenda Crichlow, Chase Sander, and Emma Johnson.  The event was produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell, with venue support from The Cultch.  All proceeds from this evening were donated to PAL Vancouver.

What We're up against

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What We're Up Against By Theresa Rebeck

This reading starred  Diana Bang, David Lewis, Rob LaBelle, Robert Moloney, and Alison Wandzura.  It was produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell, with venue support from the XY Lounge.   All proceeds from this event were donated to                   Atira Women's Resource Society.

Happy Now?

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Happy Now? By Lucinda Coxon

The Vancouver premiere performance starred Jennifer Spence, Robert Moloney, Peter DeLuise, Rob LaBelle,  AnneMarie DeLuise, Viv Leacock, and P.Lynn Johnson.  The event was produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell, with venue support from The Cultch.  All proceeds from the evening were donated to UNICEF Mexico

Burn This

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BURN THIS BY LANFORD WILSON

A reading of this play by Pulitzer winner, Lanford Wilson, starred Eric McCormack, Vincent Gale, Leah Cairns, and Patrick Gilmore.   The event was produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell,  and all proceeds from the evening were donated to                     Prostate Cancer Canada.

Bounce the Moon

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Bounce the moon by Neil labute

World premiere performance!

Starring Hilary Jardine and Neil LaBute.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  Thanks to XY Lounge for venue support.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to              Beauty Night Society

Four Shorts by Neil LaBute

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four shorts by Neil labute

Neil LaBute brought four short plays, read by the playwright,  with Rukiya Bernard, John Cassini, Jennifer Copping, David Cubitt, Vincent Gale, Hilary Jardine, and Jenny Mitchell.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from these readings were donated to Theatre Terrific.

Hilary Jardine and Vincent Gale

John Cassini and David Cubitt

Jennifer Copping and Rukiya Bernard

Jenny Mitchell and Neil LaBute

Our Mother's Brief Affair

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our mother's brief affair by richard Greenberg

Vancouver premiere performance!                                                       Starring Jennifer Copping, Linda Darlow,  Tom McBeath, and Benjamin Ratner.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to A Loving Spoonful and The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.   

Nell Gwynn

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nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale

Vancouver premiere performance!                                                       Starring  Dylan Archambault, Daniel Bacon, Crystal Balint, Garry Chalk, Jennifer Copping, Mark Gash, Paul Herbert, Adrian Holmes, Nicholas Lea, Jenny Mitchell, Rekha Sharma and Kyra Zagorsky.  Narrated by Miranda McDougall.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to   The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.                                         Photos by Mark Halliday, Moonrider Productions.

Kyra Zagorsky and Adrian Holmes

Dylan Archambault

Crystal Balint and Daniel Bacon

Anton Lipovetsky

Garry Chalk

Nicholas Lea, Jenny Mitchell, and Adrian Holmes

Stag Kiss

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STAGE KISS BY SARAH RUHL

This reading was the Vancouver premiere performance!                 Starring  Crystal Balint, Jennifer Copping, Nicholas Lea, David Lewis, Donny Lucas, Miranda McDougall and Benjamin Ratner.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to                                                                The Babz Chula Lifeline for Artists  Society.                                            Photo by Mark Halliday, Moonrider Productions.

The Way We Get By

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The way we get by by neil labute

Starring Neil LaBute and Hilary Jardine.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to Project Limelight.  Special thanks to Dina Goldstein for venue support, and Biz Books for event support!

Motherhood Out Loud

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MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD

Conceived by  Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein                                         Written by Leslie Ayvazian, David Cale, Jessica Goldberg, Beth Henley, Lameece Issaq, Claire LaZebnik, Lisa Loomer, Michele Lowe, Marco Pennette, Theresa Rebeck, Luanne Rice, Annie Weisman, Cheryl L. West and Brooke Berman.

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This reading was the Vancouver premiere performance!              Starring Enid-Raye Adams, Jennifer Copping, Brenda Crichlow, Janet Gigliotti, David Lewis, Jenny Mitchell, Nelson Wong, and Kyra Zagorsky.  Produced by Jennifer Copping and Jenny Mitchell.  All proceeds from this reading were donated to Project Limelight.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE BY MARTIN MCDONAGH

Two readings of this play, starring Vincent Gale, Shawn MacDonald, Dean Paul Gibson, Jillian Fargey, Kevin Kruchkywich, Mark Downey, Mark Gash, Callum Henderson and Paul Kloegman raised money for                                                                                                                                  The Babz Chula Lifeline for Artists Society.

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Jenny Mitchell and Nicola Cavendish, Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE BY NORA EPHRON AND DELIA EPHRON, BASED ON THE BOOK BY ILENE BECKERMAN.

Vancouver Premiere!

Patti Allan, Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver

Starring Nicola Cavendish, Patti Allan, Susan Mendelson, Jennifer Lines, Marci T. House, Jennifer Clement, Veena Sood, and Jenny Mitchell.

Veena Sood and Jennifer Clement, Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver

Two readings of this play raised money for Dress for Success.

Blithe Spirit

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Blithe spirit by noel coward

Two readings of this brilliant play starring Nicola Cavendish, Vincent Gale, Jennifer Clement, Nancy Ebert, Mark Gash, Jenny Mitchell, and Christina Schild, hosted by Jonathan Bruce, raised money for UNICEF.

Present Laughter

Jennifer Clement, Bernard Cuffling, Katey Wright.2005

Present Laughter by Noel Coward


Starring Bernard Cuffling, Jennifer Clement, Katey Wright, Barbara Wallace, Dave McIntosh, Mark Gash, Jenny Mitchell, and Maggie Kolodziej


Dave McIntosh, Bernard Cuffling, Mark Gash

This  inaugural event raised several thousand dollars for UNICEF.              We gratefully acknowledge the venue support of                                Presentation House Theatre.  

For readings produced after May, 2018,                                           please visit jennymitchell.ca.

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