THE PLAY’S THE THING
April 2014

THE PLAY’S THE THING

After a long summer break, theatre is back with a giggly vengeance in the Distillery where director  László Marton relies on the not-so-usual performance suspects…

20 Questions With…Billy Lake
April 2014

20 Questions With…Billy Lake

Getting back to the basics of what it means to be an actor is a prospect that many performers simply cannot resist.  Shaw Festival’s Billy…

SPOON RIVER
April 2014

SPOON RIVER

What would the dead say about their lives if they had a chance to tell you? The Soulpepper Theatre Company staging of ‘Spoon River’ gives…

TOP GIRLS
April 2014

TOP GIRLS

Stop me if you hear this one before: A Victorian traveler (Catherine McGregor), a female Pope (Laurie Paton), an Asian concubine (Julia Course), and the…

YOU NEVER CAN TELL
April 2014

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

George Bernard Shaw’s You Never Can Tell is an old British comedy full of British people doing British things: agitating one another, denying their true…

SWEET CHARITY
April 2014

SWEET CHARITY

  Some girls have all the luck in the world.  Not so for Charity Valentine (Julie Martell) in Neil Simon’s celebrated adaptation of a woman…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…CHARLIE GALLANT
April 2014

20 QUESTIONS WITH…CHARLIE GALLANT

It goes without saying that we’ve all lived colourful lives, some far more vibrant than others.  When it comes to Charlie Gallant it’s been a…

JULIA COURSE’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP
April 2014

JULIA COURSE’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

‘Vivid, intelligent and complex characters.’ That’s how Shaw Festival actor Julia Course describes all three roles you’ll find her in throughout 2015’s spectacular summer line-up….

20 QUESTIONS WITH…STEPHEN JACKMAN-TORKOFF
April 2014

20 QUESTIONS WITH…STEPHEN JACKMAN-TORKOFF

It’s always a treat to witness the millennial generation tackle the legendary works for George Bernard Shaw. For second season Shaw Festival performer Stephen Jackman…

BEDROOM FARCE
April 2014

BEDROOM FARCE

Every mattress seems to have a story to tell, does it not?  Playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s super 70’s facetious classic skips by all that sexy stuff…

CREDITORS
April 2014

CREDITORS

  It’s hard to imagine any point in modern history when a husband and wife shared an identical agenda. Or when questions of loyalty/devotion didn’t…

INFINITY
April 2014

INFINITY

The striking anomaly about time is that no matter how hard we try to speed it up or slow it down, it never seems to…

A WOMAN IS A SECRET
April 2014

A WOMAN IS A SECRET

Anyone who doesn’t find a thorough examination of the female species irrevocably fascinating either didn’t receive enough hugs as a child or simply doesn’t have…

THE DAISY THEATRE
April 2014

THE DAISY THEATRE

The true north strong and free has long hypothesized what goes on in that pretty little head of Ronnie Burkett. Was the Alberta lad traumatized…

CAKE AND DIRT
April 2014

CAKE AND DIRT

  If playwright Daniel MacIvor gets one thing about the human condition is that’s people are perpetually unpredictable.   Is this because so many of us…

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