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NAC, Siminovitch Prize join forces for theatre in Canada

One of Canada’s leading theatre prizes is joining forces with the National Arts Centre.

The Siminovitch Prize and the NAC have announced a call for nominations for the prize, launched in 2000 in honour of the scientist Lou Siminovitch, who turns 96 on May 15, and his late wife Elinore. 303 more words

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Around Town: Rick Mercer in town to help promote NAC theatre

Made-in-Canada success story Rick Mercer was at the National Arts Centre on Monday for some hot tea and jam jam cookies, and to help its English Theatre department announce which shows it’ll be bringing to the national stage during its upcoming season. 767 more words

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NAC English Theatre: 2016-17 season built on collaboration

Canadian. Current. Collaborative. Three words that pretty much define the NAC’s 2016-17 season announced Monday evening.

Except for a stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in December, English Theatre artistic director Jillian Keiley has programmed a full suite of pan-Canadian shows in keeping with the country’s upcoming sesquicentennial. 910 more words

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Alice Through the Looking-Glass a reminder of childhood magic

If you’re wondering where to find a good portion of Edmonton’s actors and actresses this month, the answer is the Citadel’s production of Alice Through the Looking-Glass… 940 more words

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Jillian Keiley Stages a Stellar Shakespeare

The many unnecessary and irrelevant productions of William Shakespeare’s texts have caused me to grow a little jaded. Too often I’m left after two-plus hours unsatisfied and thinking, “yeah, okay, but… 1,375 more words


Theatre review: This Twelfth Night a spirited romp through a magical setting

Twelfth Night
An NAC English Theatre Production
National Arts Centre Theatre
Reviewed Friday

Static it’s not. Life-sized cut-outs of Illyrian townspeople drift across the scene. Paintings in Duke Orsino’s palace spring to life. 675 more words

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