Jonathan Ball talks to FFWD about Clockfire's upcoming launch in Calgary

Jonathan Ball recently sat down with Kenzie Love of FFWD Weekly to talk about impossible theatre, Clockfire and his upcoming event in Calgary.

'“I decided I'd write 100 plays that would be impossible to produce,” says Ball. “Why not? Why not see where you can take the theatre if you just abandon this idea that you have to be able to produce the plays ever. So, that kind of morphed eventually into making a collection of poetry that would be structured around this idea of impossibility.” ...

It’s not surprising, therefore, that Ball was pondering how to stage the plays before he’d finished writing them. And Mark Hopkins, co-artistic director of Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre, was happy to help him try — though the company’s still deciding which one they’ll present at the Clockfire book launch.'

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