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Throwback - Highschool Musical (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)

This is a little reminder of the glory days of high school theatre with Kaleidoscope in Drumheller. I am happily back acting in theatre again here in Calgary.


Five Things You Should Know About Theatre Calgary's 2015-16 season

Theatre Calgary’s 2015-16 season includes a new musical with a legendary musical pedigree (The Little Prince), a slew of Calgary acting icons (Haysam Kadri, Val Planche), taking turns direcing shows, a Canadian premiere (of Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters), a Broadway sensation (The Light in the Piazza), a time-honoured classic (Arthur Miller’s The Crucible), and Stephen Hair – in two shows (A Christmas Carol and The Shoplifters). 601 more words


High Performance Rodeo seeks naked truth with Untitled Feminist Show

How’s this for an experiment?

A theatricalized dance piece featuring women who look just like you, or your wife, or your mom, or your sister and not like some Condé Nast art director or CBS casting director’s idea of a woman, where everyone is size 0 and no one is allowed to grow old? 896 more words

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High Performance Rodeo: Leonard Cohen songs reimagined in Chelsea Hotel

It may be one of Leonard Cohen’s most beautiful melodies, but it’s hard to argue there is a burning need for a new version of  Hallelujah. 834 more words


This is Julie, as Interviewed by Tia

Ok. Here I go. I’m being interviewed. Get to know me if you wish.

1. You get to perform one song at the Tony’s! Which one is it? 1,239 more words


Compelling Calgarian — Dennis Garnhum

Dennis Garnhum says his No. 1 job is to give theatregoers the unexpected.

Certainly, booking the 2016 world première of The Little Prince, a new musical by James Reid and Nicholas Lloyd Webber (Andrew’s son), qualifies. 301 more words

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Five family friendly shows to see during the holidays

Here’s one reason to see a family-friendly holiday show: there’s not a Marvel superhero to be found anywhere.

That’s not to say there aren’t a few super powers on display, but for the most part, this year’s holiday offerings keep feet firmly on the ground, give or take Peter Pan, the Ghost of Christmas Past and Charlotte the spider and Aslan the Lion. 467 more words