ERIN BRANDENBURG’S FORGIVEN / FORGOTTEN ASKS BIG QUESTIONS
April 2014

ERIN BRANDENBURG’S FORGIVEN / FORGOTTEN ASKS BIG QUESTIONS

It’s fair to say that director Erin Brandenburg is a survivor. No, she hasn’t been evacuated from Canadian wildfires or flooding as of late.  However,  like…

FEAR, HOPE AND PRIDE IN ‘GARGANTUAN’ SIZES
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FEAR, HOPE AND PRIDE IN ‘GARGANTUAN’ SIZES

When is the last time theatre could wholeheartedly be categorized as ‘medicinal?’ You know, the kind that packs a true healing element that can make…

NO CHANGE IN THE WEATHER CELEBRATES SONG AND STORY

Direct from St. John’s, NL, David Mirvish is delighted to welcome Terra Bruce Productions’ hit Newfoundland musical  to the CAA Theatre November 19 – 27.  It…

DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 4 of 4

STRATFORD FESTIVAL FOUNDER AND FAMED DIRECTOR SIR TYRONE GUTHRIE CUT TO THE CHASE WHEN HE SAID, ‘THE ONLY WAY TO LEARN HOW TO DIRECT A…

DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 3 of 4

DIRECTORS STRIVE FOR A BOLD ‘ARTISTIC VISION’ IN A STAGING. WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON THIS MANDATE? We all have “artistic vision” (actors, designers, stage…

DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 2 of 4

WHAT PAST PRODUCTIONS HAVE ELEVATED YOUR APPROACH TO DIRECTING THROUGHOUT THE YEARS? Honestly, they all have. I have directed almost 200 productions since 1982, and…

DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 1 of 4
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DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 1 of 4

For the record, one doesn’t contribute to almost 200 productions over a decades long career without earning the notoriety of having and eye and ear…

TWO BASILS FROM ONE FAULTY TOWER
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TWO BASILS FROM ONE FAULTY TOWER

Try as you may to reach a consensus on what the best show is for a dinner theatre setting but how could the 1970s British…

THE STALWART SPEAKETH FEATURING BRUCE DOW
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THE STALWART SPEAKETH FEATURING BRUCE DOW

In a previous century, Benjamin Franklin once said that nothing is certain except death and taxes. If the respected statesman were around today, he’d likely…

SOULPEPPER THEATRE PRESENTS DRAW ME CLOSE – NOVEMBER 2 – December 12

Soulpepper Theatre Company and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will present the Canadian premiere of Draw Me Close, a critically acclaimed immersive experience by award-winning playwright and…

3 PLAYS THAT CHANGED BAHAREH YARAGHI’S LIFE
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3 PLAYS THAT CHANGED BAHAREH YARAGHI’S LIFE

Actor Bahareh Yaraghi looks back on the summer of 2021 with utter glee. Having landed the role of Titania in the Stratford Festival’s staging of Shakespeare’s A Midnight…

RYAN HOLLYMAN ON HORSES, DONUTS AND BETRAYAL
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RYAN HOLLYMAN ON HORSES, DONUTS AND BETRAYAL

It’s safe to say that Ryan Hollyman is a bona fide family man. Since taking a deep breath with other Toronto actors in his orbit…

SHAW FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2022 SEASON PLAYBILL

  Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival proudly announce the 60th anniversary season. “We have a lot to celebrate as we look forward…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…ELVIRA KURT
April 2014

20 QUESTIONS WITH…ELVIRA KURT

With the 2021 calendar down to just four more pages, anticipation is growing for Buddies in Bad Times interactive ARTATTACK! happening Thursday, September 23 at…

Annie Tuma – Moby A Whale of A Tale
April 2014

Annie Tuma – Moby A Whale of A Tale

A show that reminds us to respect the planet. That’s how actor Annie Tuma describes Fourth Gorgon Theatre’s MOBY A Whale of A Tale, where…

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