Category: Theatre

History buffs from Canada paid a special visit to Greenock

By Paul John Coulter Greenock Telegram HISTORY buffs from Canada paid a special visit to Greenock to see the final resting place of legendary novelist and developer John Galt. The group made a transatlantic trip from the city of Guelph, one of the places established by Galt in the 1800s. While being renowned for his literary accomplishments,…

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Millikin University premiering ‘Chelsea Sunrise’

By Donnette Beckett, Herald&Review DECATUR — No one has ever played the character of Blakey in the new musical “Chelsea Sunrise.” And Jordan Luty is okay with that. “I bring something to life that has me in it,” he said. The Millikin University cast will be the first to perform the musical “Chelsea Sunrise.” They will present the…

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Meet Murray Foster- 2018 ETC Labbie

Eclipse Theatre Company What did you have for breakfast this morning? Toast (good bread) with peanut butter and cherry jam. Is that a usual choice? I have that every morning. The jam changes sometimes. People might say that’s boring, but you should remember that Einstein had ten versions of the same suit. Your career in…

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Feminist farm story brought to life on Blyth stage

The Kincardine Record By: Liz Dadson What happens when a young woman says goodbye to the city and returns to the country to risk it all on her own barn of sows? This summer, the Blyth Festival is putting just such a heroine front and centre in “Judith: Memories of Lady Pig Farmer,” which opens Friday,…

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Chilina Kennedy Opens New Musical Theatre Company in Toronto

Broadway World Broadway, and Toronto musical theatre powerhouse, Chilina Kennedy, alongside award-winning Canadian musical theatre artists Evan Tsitsias, and Sara-Jeanne Hosie, have announced the creation of a new Toronto based musical theatre company, ECLIPSE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC). ETC will be focused on the incubation, education and recalibration of musical theatre in Toronto through unique and…

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The Inadequate Life Podcast

The Inadequate Life Podcast Murray is best known for his work as bassist in the Canadian bands Moxy Früvous and Great Big Sea. In 2014, he directed the Independent Film, “The Cocksure Lads Movie” which is now being developed into a musical “Chelsea Sunrise” with the Canadian Music Theatre Project at Sheridan College. You’ll hear…

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SummerWorks 2009: Triple Indemnity

Torontoist On the night of the Great Lightning Storm of ’09, we were tucked away in the sweltering Theatre Centre on Queen West, watching Toronto Noir and wondering if the thunder was coming from inside or out. The dramatic weather paired perfectly with these moody tales of love, jealousy, and murder that were adapted from…

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Summerworks Review: Toronto Noir (Cheeky Magpie)

Panic Manual Noir seems to be coming around in popularity again for some reason. I’m not really sure why. Film noir had it’s heyday in the 40’s and 50’s after all, and noir crime fiction 20 years before that. Applying noir cliches and stylings to different things seems to be gaining in popularity, though. I’ve…

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