St. John’s Shorts runs from September 6th to 16th at The LSPU Hall for more information about the festival and this year’s line-up visit www.shortplaystjohns.ca .Read More
Bernie Stapleton’s “Offensive to Some” Opens Following National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada
Early drafts of “Offensive to Some” were inspired by a story a friend told Stapleton about the last woman hanged in Newfoundland. She began by writing a fictionalized version of the story of a very young woman who was sentenced to death for murdering her much older husband.Read More
“It started looking a little too much like a celebration for me,” says Riche. “There was too much ‘glory in sacrifice’ and not enough consideration that the conflict was a horrific waste of human life.”Read More
“These are morality plays that talk about the best and the worst of human nature,” O’Keefe said. “Serling wrote in a way that allowed him to use science fiction, fantasy, and horror to talk about humanity though the lens of early ‘60s culture.”Read More
Sook Yin Lee is probably best known for her work as a CBC broadcaster (DNTO, Sleepover), and as the offbeat VJ on MuchMusic during the 90s. She’s also a prolific filmmaker, actor, musician, artist, and dance-maker.Read More
When he wrote the first script, Des Walsh was very concerned with staying true to the novel. This time around he’s given himself a little bit more room to play.Read More
Canada, It’s Complicated is a satirical revue of the history of Canada. The play takes a close look at the stories we tell ourselves about Canada, and the stories about Canada that often get overlooked.Read More
The film versus theatre debate is as old as film. Some people are diehard theatre goers. Some are film fanatics. Others like Jacqueline Hynes kick that versus to the curb with a fervour for both creative disciplines.Read More
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