#137 – Carolyn Bennett & Jennifer McKinley

Carolyn Bennett is an award-winning writer (2013 TIFF Screenwriting Intensive Jury Prize) and comedian living in Toronto. She was part of the 2017 Thousand Islands Playwrights’ Unit and developed the full-length play The Monarchists. Produced plays include Mixed Media, Pure Convenience (CBC Radio), Runtkiller, The Short List,Hitler’s Ass, Canis Familiaris and Sick Kids Wanna Talk To You. Her debut novel Please Stand By from Vancouver’s NON Publishing will be released Fall 2019. Etc, etc…https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolyn_Bennett_(comedian)

Jennifer McKinley was a co-artistic director of Alumnae Theatre’s New Ideas Festival (2014-2017) in Toronto. She is a lead coordinator with the Feminist Art Collective, and wrote, produced and performed her solo show, Operation SUNshine at the 2017 Toronto Fringe. Operation SUNshine also had a run at the 2018 Feminist Fuck It Festival in Toronto

Double Down Helix

A dark comedy that examines the implications of retail genotyping, DoubleDownHelix (DDH) asks the audience “to whom do you belong?”

DoubleDownHelix is directed by Jennifer McKinley, a co-artistic director of Alumnae Theatre’s New Ideas Festival (2014-2017) in Toronto. She is a lead coordinator with the Feminist Art Conference, and wrote, produced and performed her solo show, Operation SUNshine at the 2017 Toronto Fringe. DDH is stage managed by Natasha Rotondaro, an emerging theatre artist and soprano.

Open To The Public Theatre presents: DoubleDownHelix
Kingston Storefront Fringe Festival
Venue 3
• Saturday July 21 @ 2PM
• Sunday July 22 @ 6PM
• Tuesday July 24 @ 10:30PM
• Wednesday July 25 @ 4PM
• Friday July 27 @ 8:30PM
• Saturday July 28 @ 6PM

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