NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION
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NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION

  Starry-eyed dramatists can find it extremely difficult fighting the urge to try and change the world with a narrative contribution to the cultural landscape…

THE MILLENIAL MALCONTENT
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THE MILLENIAL MALCONTENT

The trouble with being young is that you think you’ve got it all figured out way ahead of everyone else.  And when the years start…

BUTCHER
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BUTCHER

  Weyni Mengesha steps outside her storytelling comfort zone in Butcher, a spine tingling presentation of horrific proportion on stage at the Panasonic Theatre.  In…

PEACE RIVER COUNTRY
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PEACE RIVER COUNTRY

Why is it that makes a good person do bad things? Or is it even possible for conduct to be defined as bad when someone…

SUPERIOR DONUTS
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SUPERIOR DONUTS

In our expanding universe of alternative facts, one thing will forever remain true—that all of us are indebted to someone else for something that has…

UNHOLY
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UNHOLY

There are two schools of thought that linger in communities far and wide—those who prefer we keep things the same and those that ask why…

THE WEDDING PARTY
April 2014

THE WEDDING PARTY

Two out of three people will agree that weddings may suck but wedding parties rock big time! Yes, the awkward dinner chamber of hellos—and sometimes…

THE LAST WIFE
April 2014

THE LAST WIFE

The paradox that envelops personal conduct is that regardless of positive progress, human behaviour rarely changes. And although birth, divorce and death each constitute as…

THE AUDIENCE
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THE AUDIENCE

Now in her 65th year on the throne, you better believe that Queen Elizabeth II knows a few things simply because she’s heard a few…

SEQUENCE
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SEQUENCE

Luck. Can’t find it in our DNA or can we? And you can’t buy it in Aisle 37 beside the Rubbermaid storage containers at Walmart…

OF HUMAN BONDAGE
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OF HUMAN BONDAGE

One might think that if a play starts off with a stripped down stage environment and a hanging skeleton, chances are the presentation is on…

EMPIRE OF THE SON
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EMPIRE OF THE SON

Saying a final goodbye to a friend never comes without devastating sadness. Doing the same to a parent—even with advance warning—is still filled with deep…

CONTELLATIONS
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CONTELLATIONS

Think back to everything that’s played out in your life—negatively or positively—and entertain the idea of what things would be like if events played out…

DISGRACED
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DISGRACED

A dinner party gone awry. That’s the best way to describe playwright Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize winning fiery discourse packed with surprises which is…

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
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PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE

      Rarely does a battleground become fiercer than when a debate rages on over the superiority of art vs. science. Not that anyone…

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