Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tag: theatre

Troubadours steal the drama festival

Hart House Theatre and the U of T Drama Coalition presented the 23rd annual U of T Drama Festival last week. The festival ran...

UTM drama turns to classical drama

Sometimes I wonder why plays as old as Antigone are still kicking around and getting produced. I wonder if maybe it’s because, as people,...

Theatre Erindale goes on a picnic

William Inge’s 1953 Pulitzer Prize–winning play Picnic is being brought to the Theatre Erindale stage as the fourth show of its season. Last Thursday,...

Drama students exit stage left

Theatre Erindale’s 20th season takes its final bow with Stage Door

Theatre and the outback

Theatre Erindale continues its 20th anniversary season with Our Country’s Good

The Bard meets the King of Pop

Theatre Erindale merges Shakespeare with the ’80s in Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).

It couldn’t please me more

Hart House Theatre was full of life this past Friday for the opening of its rendition of Cabaret.

Theatre for the 21st century

Keenan Viau sat down with us to discuss the challenges involved in getting ready for his Hart House debut and to meditate on art, theatre, and the function of the actor.

The race to survive

On the morning of December 6, 1917, two ships collided in the Halifax harbour. Unfortunately for everyone nearby, one of the ships (the French freighter Mont-Blanc) happened to be carrying massive amounts of explosives on board. The delayed detonation that morning created the largest man-made explosion prior to the invention of the atomic bomb.

Macbeth goes to a lot of toil and trouble

Modern adaptations have a way of removing us from the original work. They ask more of the audience, requiring a clearer understanding of the first piece in order to see the departures in the ones that follow. Most of the time, we just want to be entertained, not challenged.

Something wicked this way comes

In anticipation of Hart House Theatre’s latest production, Shakespeare’s haunting Macbeth, we sat down to chat with director Jeremy Hutton and lead actor William Foley, as technical preparations continued into the cold, dark night ahead...

What the Dickens!

Theatre Erindale is back in full swing, kicking off their “The Power of Performance” season with a brilliant production of the play The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Part 1.

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