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A Tale as Old as Time: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast returns to the TBCA
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A Tale as Old as Time: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast returns to the TBCA

February 10th, 2015 | by admin
Preview by Kyle Poluyko, Photo by Amy Boyle Adapted from the hugely successful 1991 animated film, Disney’s blockbuster musical Beauty and the Beast returns to the Community Auditorium for a two-performance engagement February...
The Great Digital Film Festival Continues: The Rocketeer
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The Great Digital Film Festival Continues: The Rocketeer

February 2nd, 2015 | by admin
By Michael Sobota The Rocketeer (1991) is silly, superficial, shallow, sensational and thrilling. Wait, it isn’t silly. It’s SILLY! But with thrilling interludes. Set in Los Angeles in 1938, it’s the story of a wanna-be...
Driving Miss Daisy: Joanne Waytowich at her Best
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Driving Miss Daisy: Joanne Waytowich at her Best

January 31st, 2015 | by admin
Story by Pat Forrest with Photos by Matthew Goertz Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy movingly covers the 25-year relationship between a wealthy, strong-willed Southern matron (Thunder...
Paramount Live Presents Annie: January 15-17
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Paramount Live Presents Annie: January 15-17

January 11th, 2015 | by admin
It might seem like the hard knock life for us in January, but at least we have great children’s theatre in the city to keep us warm and happy. Paramount Live presents the beloved Tony-award winning musical about a lovable...
A Nutcracker With Manhattan Style
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A Nutcracker With Manhattan Style

December 29th, 2014 | by admin
By Kyle Poluyko A span of generations filled the lobby of the Community Auditorium but it was the bustling enthusiasm of little girls in their finest holiday dress who brought an air of pre-show excitement and anticipation for...
A Holiday Classic: Magnus Theatre’s Ethan Claymore
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A Holiday Classic: Magnus Theatre’s Ethan Claymore

November 30th, 2014 | by admin
By Pat Forrest At this time of the year, many of us are drawn to stories of hope and redemption (think A Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful Life). Canada’s prolific and most produced playwright Norm Foster has given us...
Paramount Live Presents Grease
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Paramount Live Presents Grease

November 25th, 2014 | by admin
Danny and Sandy fall for each other during a carefree summer fling. But when the school year begins, Danny is torn between his feelings for good-girl Sandy and his image with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies. Sing along with 25...
Cambrian Players Marks Historical Anniversaries with New Production
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Cambrian Players Marks Historical Anniversaries with New Production

November 3rd, 2014 | by Kyle Poluyko
By Kyle Poluyko Beginning November 12, Cambrian Players will proudly present a theatrical production that not only traces the path to war, but will mark the WWI Centenary and the 75th Anniversary of WWII. Directed by Lawrence...
The Hours That Remain: A Vivid Portrayal of Loss and Healing
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The Hours That Remain: A Vivid Portrayal of Loss and Healing

October 27th, 2014 | by admin
Review by Michelle McChristie, Photos by Barry Wojciechowski For its second production of the season, Magnus Theatre brings to life The Hours That Remain, written by Keith Barker, a Métis artist and actor who was born in...
Ain’t Misbehavin’ — A Finger-Snapping Good Time
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Ain’t Misbehavin’ — A Finger-Snapping Good Time

September 20th, 2014 | by admin
By Pat Forrest Whatever may be getting you down (and, yes, the weather’s a good place to start) there’s nothing like some lively music to lift the spirits. With Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, Magnus...
Cherry Docs: A Solid Theatrical Effort
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Cherry Docs: A Solid Theatrical Effort

September 8th, 2014 | by admin
By Kyle Poluyko Cherry Docs, the summer theatrical presentation from New Noise Productions, intimately explores the fallout of hate crime perpetrated against a Pakistani minority in contemporary Toronto. Written by Canadian...
This New Noise Is Louder: Cherry Docs Promises to be Stalwart Summer Theatre
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This New Noise Is Louder: Cherry Docs Promises to be Stalwart Summer Theatre

August 16th, 2014 | by logan
By Kyle Poluyko Andrew Paulsen, producer and founder of New Noise Productions, is steadfastly committed to presenting a theatrical alternative in Thunder Bay. For Paulsen, this means staging galvanizing, important productions...
Northern Knights Feast Reunion Performances
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Northern Knights Feast Reunion Performances

July 30th, 2014 | by logan
By Lawrence Badanai Ten years ago, a tavern went silent. No more applause after wenches scampered off-stage, no host to greet thirsty patrons, and no king with whom to raise a glass or two. It went silent when the Northern...
Broadway’s Back on Bay: Thunder Bay talent wows audience, reviving Broadway classics.
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Broadway’s Back on Bay: Thunder Bay talent wows audience, reviving Broadway classics.

July 25th, 2014 | by logan
Story by Lindsay Campbell, photos by Good Design by Jess Vamplew On Wednesday July 24, people of all ages crowded the Finlandia Hall eager to celebrate the music of Broadway. Applauze Productions’ musical extravaganza...
Love, Loss, and What I Wore: Matters of the closet and of the heart
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Love, Loss, and What I Wore: Matters of the closet and of the heart

July 25th, 2014 | by logan
By Kyle Poluyko Seven women take the stage, dressed elegantly yet simply in black. The simplicity, though, ends there. In Love, Loss and What I Wore, each of these women–strong, complicated, vulnerable, resilient–take their...