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Episode 4 - Spark Plugs Will Set Your Heart On Fire

Oh my! Cupid had mischief on the brain this week, as loved soared and roared in all corners of the Hotel.

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Episode three | This is your card!

The Hotel was a stacked deck of lust and intrigue as the cards of fate were shuffled and played.

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Behind the scenes with Patti Stiles

We we caught up with Patti Stiles to ask her a few questions about the The Grand Exotic Budapescht Hotel. The Grand Exotic Budapescht Hotel is an improvised soap opera, performed from July 22 - Sept. 9. Patti Stiles is the director and Co-Artistic Director of the show. She is also one of the members of the award-winning group Die Nasty in Edmonton Canada, who created this particular form of improvised show.

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Episode two | Hoaxes, Holy Spirit and the devil inside.

It must have been the blood moon as ectoplasm mayhem checked in to The Grand Budapescht Hotel this week. The Countess spent an exhausting week dodging Lawyer Monty St. Claire. Luckily friend, confidant and master ruse maker Dr. Hans Foottee concocted an elaborate plot. It was easy; the Countess would fake her own death with the Dr.’s medical seal of approval. Then she would be exorcised back to life. How convenient Sister Agnes of Assumption happened to wander into the hotel after losing the Von Trapps trail. The Sisters rapture was spirit shockingly convincing.

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Episode one | A hunting we will go!

The Countess hosted Dr. Hans Foottee and Concierge Theadore Jones to her table to dine. The tension was as thick as the soup and Dr. Foottee showed his expert abilities at cutting as he sliced Theadore’s ego into thin slices of tartar in front of the divine Countess.

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The Grand Budapescht Hotel | Review by Weekend Notes

"If you're looking for two hours of fun, escapism, and rapier sharp wit, tinged with an element of craziness, you can be guaranteed it at The Grand Exotic Budapescht Hotel." Weekend Notes

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10 quick fire questions

Jessica Luu will be asking our performers 'ten quick fire questions' each month. For this month her guest is Rhys Auteri.

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Ten quick fire questions

Meet Jessica Luu who will be asking our performers 'ten quick fire questions' each month. For this month her first guest is herself!

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Self Impro vement

Self Impro vement - Impro: making me and the world better. I've been learning impro for 10 months and I'm in love with it - not only because it's wildly fun (it is), but because impro is helping me become the person I want to be in the world. Impro teaches me to be kind to myself, to really listen to my own and others' needs, to be curious about what could come next and brave enough to let it change my mind and touch my heart.

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Go Bananas in Wild Card!

Jim Fishwick talks about Improvisation and the rehearsal process for our Comedy festival show 'Wild Card'.

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