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Curiouser and curiouser: a new production of The Curious Incident

“I think I’d make a very good astronaut,” says the 15-year-old math whiz/stargazer hero of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, opening the Citadel’s 51st season in an original Canadian première co-produced with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. 876 more words

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Total immersion in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The magic of theatre for me has always been its ability to totally absorb me into another reality – whether that’s another world, another town, or the experience of another person. 1,031 more words

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A new Canadian Curious Incident opens the Citadel season

The 15-year-old math savant hero of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, whose singularities register somewhere on the autism spectrum, has his doubts about theatre. 1,031 more words

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But soft, the Fringe approaches, and so does a Club season at the Citadel

• The Citadel has announced a six-show Beyond The Stage lineup for The Club, its appealing downstairs cabaret space. The season opens (Dec. 2 and 3) with Canadian Tony Award-winning Brent Carver, in a cabaret designed to embrace everything from Joni Mitchell to Jacques Brel. 551 more words

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Masters of Antiquity

Citadel Theatre awakens the past

We romanticize antiquity. I think we need to in order to buffer the anxieties of contemporary life. I walk into an antique store and see an old Ball canning jar and it calms me. 984 more words

Masters of Antiquity

Citadel Theatre awakens the past

by Daniel A. Scurek

We romanticize antiquity. I think we need to in order to buffer the anxieties of contemporary life. 999 more words

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Spoon River Anthology

Edgar Lee Masters Spoon River Anthology was performed brilliantly last night, outdoors, by the Citadel Theater, at the Bushwood Center at Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods. The beautiful setting, the riveting poetic language of the Anthology, the strong acting and the enchanting music made for a magical evening. 86 more words