Through his childhood and teenage years, he was gradually allowed to participate more and more in the backstage world of putting on a play, and learned the first principles of making theatre from the technical side of things. But it was when he stepped on stage in his first speaking role that Geoff knew his place was there, in direct relationship with the audience.
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The first for his performance in a one-man show called Shaky Grounds, and the second as part of the ensemble for Box 4901
Leader-Post (Samantha Maciag): Whynot’s talented performance holds up a mirror to the audience, reflecting a little piece of society… successfully portrays the gradual change in temperament from standoffish to emotional.”
Atlantic Fringe Festival - Chronicle-Herald (Stephen Pedersen):
Geoffrey Whynot pulls off a coup-de-theatre in this brilliant talk-a-thon blitz.
NOW Magazine (Jon Kaplan):
Geoffrey Whynot vibrated with a theatrical intensity.
It’s hilarious! I’m blown away! Geoffrey Whynot is a playwright’s dream.