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Dramatic ritual – including use of props, costumes, and re-enactment – have been major aspects of First Peoples culture for centuries. However, colonialism suppressed and infiltrated these earlier forms of Indigenous theatre in Canada. 402 more words

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Review: Much Ado About Nothing

by Harry Elletson

Shakespeare’s tales have been told and re-told an incalculable number of times in thousands of different ways. In Not Cricket Productions’ version of the famous Much Ado About Nothing, the audience are transported to July 1918, in the midst of World War I as soldiers return from war. 448 more words

Review: Singin' in the Rain

By Ruth Comerford

Set in the roaring twenties, CHMS’s production of Singin in the Rain at The John Cooper Studio combines sizzling choreography with impressive vocals, to produce a feel good visual delight. 408 more words

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Preview: Much Ado About Nothing

By Hannah Forsyth

“I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me.”

And so begins Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. 393 more words

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Review: Not a Game for Girls

Not a Game for Girls, a charming original work by Benjamin Peel, explores the shifting expectations and social taboos of Britain after the havoc and destruction wreaked by the First World War on the established order. 226 more words

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Review: Amphitryon

By Hannah Forsyth

John Dryden’s Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias is a play which mixes the comic, the disturbing, the divine and the extremely mundane in a tale of Greek gods and doppelgängers. 494 more words

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Preview: Give My Love to Molly

Give My Love to Molly, an original folk-inspired musical, debuts with the grandest of openings at the Drama Barn this Thursday. Prior to its premiere, … 563 more words

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