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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...
Broadway’s Back on Bay: An Evening of Song and Dance
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Broadway’s Back on Bay: An Evening of Song and Dance

July 22nd, 2014 | by logan
By Lindsay Campbell For three days Applauze Productions will be hosting an exciting evening of theatre. Broadway’s Back on Bay promises to feature a wide variety of Broadway musical hits from past and present. The musical...
Shrek Sings! Hit Musical Comes to Life at the Paramount
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Shrek Sings! Hit Musical Comes to Life at the Paramount

June 3rd, 2014 | by logan
By Kyle Poluyko Paramount Live! is proudly bringing one of Broadway’s most recent hit movie adaptations, Shrek The Musical, to the stage. Set in a far-away kingdom, Shrek The Musical turns the fairytale upside-down when an...
Cabaret on Bay A Bohemian Extravaganza
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Cabaret on Bay A Bohemian Extravaganza

May 29th, 2014 | by logan
By Betty Carpick It’s so easy in these cabaret venues to get earnest. – Ana Gasteyer Bay Street Film Festival is beginning celebrations for its 10th anniversary. If you missed last year’s Cabaret on Bay, it was an...
Shakuntala
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Shakuntala

May 29th, 2014 | by logan
Presented by Raag-Rung Music Circle as part of their 30th anniversary celebrations, Shakuntala is a dance-drama based on the story of the the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata as recounted in the Sanskrit epic...
A Superb Journey Over the Rainbow
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A Superb Journey Over the Rainbow

May 6th, 2014 | by logan
From left to right: Tristan McNally, Taylor Facca, Hudson Morash, Jon Comuzzi, and Tanner Casasanta Story by Kyle Poluyko, photo by Maria Maria Photography The merry old land of Oz came brilliantly to life last night at Selkirk...