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…

HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU

If you’re the kind of person that spends a bit more time reflecting on the bad rather than the good, you may find very good…

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
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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
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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…

HOCUS POCUS
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HOCUS POCUS

When someone insists they ‘love’ what they do for a living, there’s always that gleeful smile to support such a claim. Conjuror craftsman David Ben…

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Anticipation ran higher than a 25 foot snow bank when Canadian Stage Company climbed It’s A Wonderful Life in 2008.    One problem though, despite a…

THE DAMAGE DONE
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THE DAMAGE DONE

  One day soon we highly suspect George F. Walker is going to treat us all to an uplifting musical. You know the kind—no guns…

WHO KILLED SPALDING GRAY?
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WHO KILLED SPALDING GRAY?

Not everyone is compelled to bow down at Daniel McIvor’s playwrighting altar but those that do so willing are always in for a treat when…

TWIST YOUR DICKENS
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TWIST YOUR DICKENS

Let’s face it, Charles Dickens didn’t likely have a line-up of chicks knocking on his door in 1843 when A Christmas Carol was first published. …

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