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Posted: Tuesday January 4, 2011
Chris Craddock

Chris Craddock is an Edmonton-based actor, producer and writer. His theatre work has been recognized with four Sterling Awards and two Dora Mavor Moore Awards, and his film Turnbuckle was nominated for two Ampia Awards. He is the proud recipient of the Enbridge Emerging Artist award, the Centennial Medal for his contribution to the Arts in Alberta, and the Alberta Book Award for his collection of plays for teens, Naked at School. Craddock graduated from the University of Alberta’s BFA Acting Program in 1996 and since then he has worked on stages all across Canada.

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GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater (2007)
Musical Award of the New York Fringe Festival (2007).



“Great music and comic performances with a story that is ultimately quite dark, dramatic and moving. … Though it’s not a new show, Bash’d remains relevant and speaks to the complexities of the fight for equality.”
Edmonton Sun

BASH’d is furious, fast-moving, hip-hop entertainment! As one of the lyrics ­proclaims, “it’s Romeo meets Romeo,” complete with an ample supply of ­scatological language, swaggering attitude and a keen, often hilarious sense of observation about gay life.”
Associated Press

BASH’d is brilliant … this is a show you don’t dare miss.”
Toronto Star

“Audiences should be impressed by the passion of its convictions. The production … shows its rage, its grief, and its driven, heartfelt determination.”
New York Times

“Besides being hugely imaginative, energized, and brash, BASH’d is also very, very funny.”
Calgary Herald

“The idiosyncrasies of gay life are displayed vividly (and sometimes in raunchy ­detail) as Craddock and Cuckow snap from character to character, creating a world full of aggressive drag queens, disdainful lesbians, macho conservative dads, wayward straight boys and one pitch-perfect, loving-but-cringing mother.”
New York Daily News

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