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THE SUDDEN RISE OF IMPRESSIVE TALENT

Iain Moggach: New Artistic Director at Theatre by the Bay, Barrie, Ontario In 2015, Iain Moggach was a theatre arts student at George Brown in Toronto, mostly centred on acting. But in 2018, only three years later, he would be … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS PANTO ROCKS SANDCASTLE

RED SANDCASTLE launches the New Year with theatrical fireworks! A pantomime or panto is a kind of musical comedy, developed in England and performed during Christmas and New Years. Every year, Red Sandcastle Theatre premieres a newly-minted holiday pantomime. Originally, … Continue reading

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MARY OF SHANTY BAY

Glowing Production of New Work “The dancers are all gone under the hill.” – T. S. Eliot, The Four Quartets Leaving home, or making a new one, is an essential part of human history. But if you ask anyone what … Continue reading

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Triumphal Chariot

  Chariots of Fire has opened in London, Ontario. It’s a stage version of the early 1980s Academy Award winning film of the same name. The original stage adaptation had its premiere in London, England in 2012, and now, the … Continue reading

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NOAH REID’S HAMLET

Tarragon Theatre’s presentation of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is not for purists. Those looking for a standard-issue staging of the Bard will freak at this production. This show is bare bones and the stage is mostly stripped, with only a row … Continue reading

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A TIMELY STORY

      The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario, is one of the most beautiful in the country. Its interior is an architectural gem of the Victorian era, with a vast, cosy stage that provides the ideal frame for one … Continue reading

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SMOOTH & DANGEROUS: The Voice of David Michael Moote

In 2017, David Michael Moote auditioned for OPERUS, a newly-assembled metal band with lush, symphonic overtones. Differing from most groups, Operus is composed of highly trained musicians and they needed someone with particular skills. In Moote, they struck pure gold. … Continue reading

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