~ Humor novel

by Kirsten van ritzen

Kirsten stays busy as an actor and comedienne! Check her website for upcoming performances:    www.kirstenvanritzen.com


RADIOLAND '48 - staged reading for Emerging Voices, Theatre One Nanaimo (2020); workshop and public reading Suncor STAGE ONE FESTIVAL Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary (June 2017). Staged readings at Readers' Theatre Festival, Langham Court (May 2017) and by Broad Theatrics for B.C. Culture Days (Oct. 2016)

ALL MY DAY JOBS  - performed by the playwright in Victoria (2016); produced at Bairdmore One Act Festival, Cape Breton (2015); excerpts performed at WILD WOMEN Sarasvati Productions in Winnipeg(2013); and again, Kirsten starring in productions at the Victoria Fringe (2011),  Vancouver &  Regina Fringe (2008)

​Victoria premiere of Kirsten's short comedic play for 5 actresses​ SOLO JOURNEYS at Victoria Event Centre (Aug 2015). SOLO JOURNEYS was selected as a semi-finalist by Little Black Dress Ink's Onstage Project, a festival celebrating female playwrights in 6 U.S cities, receiving a public staged reading at Theatre Unbound's "Girl Shorts" in Minneapolis MN. (March 2015) 

Kirsten read from COMEDY DIVA DIARIES at the LOOK SHOW featuring local writers at The Bay Centre, presented by Writers Society of Victoria (March 2015) 

MAD LADY PEEL: THE FUNNIEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD Kirsten's full length drama inspired by the remarkable life of famed comedienne Beatrie Lillie. A reading for Intrepid Theatre's Playreading series. (Nov. 2014) and excerpts read at the PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA Island Playwrights Mixer. (Oct. 2014)

Kirsten read from THE COMEDY DIVA DIARIES at the LEACOCK, THURBER & LEARD Fundraiser for Storytheatre (April 2013).   

THE COMEDY DIVA DIARIES Author reading/signing with guest comics at Juan de Fuca Library in View Royal, BC  (March 2013) 

Winnipeg Book Launch of THE COMEDY DIVA DIARIES with a reading from ALL MY DAY JOBS at McNally Robinson Grant Park (March 2013) 

WILD WOMEN CABARET Monologues from ALL MY DAY JOBS and 9 other plays presented by Sarasvati Productions, Winnipeg MB (March 2013) 

WINTERLAB PLAYWRIGHTS CABARET Kirsten read from ALL MY DAY JOBS; with readings by notable members of the Playwrights Guild of Canada. Intrepid Studio Theatre, Victoria BC  (Feb. 2013) 

NAKED GIRLS READING The lovely Miss Rosie Bitts read from THE COMEDY DIVA DIARIES at this literary event at the Makehouse, Victoria   (Jan. 2013) 

COMEDY DIVA DIARIES BOOK LAUNCH & COMEDY EVENT Author Reading and standup from local comics. Ramada Lounge, Victoria (Dec. 2012)