Canadian premiere of satire closes its curtains

Actor Stewart Barlett of Grant MacEwan University sits in the spotlight in the Theatre Lab located at the university's Centre for the Arts and Communications. The production will run from Dec. 2 to Dec. 10, 2011. Photograph by Christina Zoernig.EDMONTON — Grant MacEwan University’s theatre and production students have finished the Canadian premiere of Vernon God Littleand are ready to prepare for the next production.

The play, adapted from DBC Pierre’s 2003 Booker prize-winning novel, ran from Dec. 2 to Dec. 10. The theatre and production students are now preparing for their next production, Merrily We Roll Along, that will run from Feb. 10 to Feb. 18 next year.

Here’s a look at what it took for the production crew and cast to prepare for Vernon God Little.