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On making a feminist show

High summer! Perfect time to think about, oh, you know: lemonade and sangria, lazing at the beach… and creating complex feminist theatre for a major Shakespeare festival in southwestern Ontario. 817 more words

Teaching In Public

Bakkhai

Original play by Euripides. New version by Anne Carson.

Directed by Jillian Keiley

A stellar cast, a dramatic set, great costumes and a strange plot. Even an updated version cannot get around the plot, where Dionysus comes to earth to take revenge on humans who have disrespected him. 137 more words

Preview: The Colony of Unrequited Dreams makes its mainland debut

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

When: Jan. 25-Feb. 11
Where: NAC Theatre
Tickets: $25-$75, available through ticketmaster.ca or by calling 1 888-991-2787
Info: nac-cna.ca

When an adaptation of Wayne Johnston’s Newfoundland-centric novel, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, opens at the National Arts Centre next week, it will be a dream fulfilled for Jillian Keiley, artistic director of the the NAC’s English Theatre department. 783 more words

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"A Christmas Carol" at the NAC: A Confused Christmas Classic

The winter holiday season is known for its festive Christmas specials, whether that’s on the air or on the stage, and this year the National Arts Centre brings you Jillian Keiley’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ literary classic, A Christmas Carol. 2,211 more words

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Around Town: Crowds head to NAC for perfect pick-me-up: A Christmas Carol

There could very well be one less teen begging for a new iPhone this holiday season now that 15-year-old Chloe O’Malley already got the perfect gift: a role in the National Arts Centre’s production of A Christmas Carol. 239 more words

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