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Les Misérables at the Chemainus Theatre Festival

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I’ll not attempt to critique individual performances in this short blog post, suffice to say there was not a flaw to be found. Director Peter Jorgensen expressed his vision on the small stage in Chemainus in a way that has … Continue reading

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Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

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[fb_like] Tweet I had the opportunity to perform in the Kaatza Lakeside Players Society production of Blithe Spirit in May 2013. The production was directed by Dena McPhee and stage managed by Barb Simkins. Designer Elliot Hamilton-Boucher created the elaborate … Continue reading

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39 Steps in B&W

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[fb_like] Tweet The Guild Hall is presenting 39 Steps. Billed as “Hitchcock meets Hilarious!” This raucous romp is playing at the Guild Hall February 9 through 25, 2012.   Actors & Musicians Carrie Burgess Eric Epstein George Maratos Anthony Trombetta … Continue reading

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Nakai 24 Hour Cabaret

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[fb_like] Tweet Nakai Theatre held their 24 Hour Cabaret on Friday, November 25. A number of contestants from the 24 Hour Playwriting Competition presented a five minute snippet of their plays. We were entertained by everything from the silly to the … Continue reading

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Into the Woods

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[fb_like] Tweet Wednesday’s preview night at the Guild Hall’s production of the musical Into the Woods saw the theatre packed to the rafters with an excited, expectant audience. They were not disappointed. “It’s extraordinary, said producer Katherine. “The full house … Continue reading

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Set Design for Beauty Queen of Leenane

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[fb_like] The production of the Guild Society’s “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” wraps up this weekend. If you haven’t seen it, do your self a favour and do so. I have put a link to some photos of the set … Continue reading

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The Beauty Queen of Leenane

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[fb_like] The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a wonderfully disturbing, yet thought-provoking blend of tragedy, melodrama with a mix of black humour. This play was written by Martin McDonagh when he was only 26 years old. It is fascinating that … Continue reading

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New Director at Guild Hall

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[fb_like] The good ship Guild Hall has a new skipper at the helm and she came by way of Down Under. Katherine McCallum, the new artistic director, comes with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia … Continue reading

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Travelling North

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[fb_like] The run of  Travelling North (an excerpt from Act 1) by Anna Hamilton has finished. It was part of Nakai Theatre’s Homegrown Festival which ran from May 11-15th at 7:00 PM and May 16th at 2:00 PM in the … Continue reading

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Laramie Project

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[fb_like] The violent murder of Matthew Shepard affected an entire town, and led to the creation of The Laramie Project. “It is the play of the decade,” said Eric Epstein, the Guild Society’s artistic director. Shepard was a 21-year-old University … Continue reading

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