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Paramount Live Presents Godspell
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Paramount Live Presents Godspell

April 22nd, 2015 | by admin
Paramount Live returns to the stage with the Broadway classic Godspell. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John-Michael Tebelak, this musical, based on the gospel according to St. Matthew, opened in 1971 and...
Calling all theatre goers to catch the Moose on the Loose!
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Calling all theatre goers to catch the Moose on the Loose!

April 12th, 2015 | by admin
  Review by Krista Power, Photos by Barry Wojciechowski The Canadian premier of Moose on the Loose by Dina Morrone opened to a patriotic crowd on Friday, April 10 at Magnus Theatre. As the Canadian national anthem began and...
Space Hock: A Journey into Uncharted Territory
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Space Hock: A Journey into Uncharted Territory

March 26th, 2015 | by Melanie Larson
For the first time in Thunder Bay, a group of local filmmakers will be releasing an original sci-fi web series. This group – consisting of Nicholas Palinka, Jessica Graham, and Matt King – were once part of an online...
Magnus Theatre’s Doubt: A Parable
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Magnus Theatre’s Doubt: A Parable

March 10th, 2015 | by Melanie Larson
Review by Kyle Poluyko, Photo by Scott Hobbs John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, Doubt: A Parable, on stage at Magnus Theatre through March 21, is intended to be a suspenseful, tension-filled story, rooted in a...
The Socio-intellectual Nuances of Bedtime Stories
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The Socio-intellectual Nuances of Bedtime Stories

March 8th, 2015 | by admin
Review by Pat Forrest, Photos by Matt Goertz Tongue in cheek, veteran actor Gabe Ferazzo said that when he asked playwright Norm Foster what would be helpful in “exploring the socio-intellectual nuances” of his rock star...
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...