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Waiting for the Parade

St Albert Theatre Troupe’s current show is Waiting for the Parade, by John Murrell, directed by Louise Large.   It’s set in Calgary during World War II, examining the lives of five women in wartime.  459 more words


Shrewsbury Cakes (17th century)

I have occasionally made a delicious Elizabethan style biscuit, known as Shrewsbury Cakes, and the most recent reason for this recipe is an interview by… 970 more words


Farther West

I found the first act of this John Murrell play irritating and slow. The use of a boring song, repeated over and over, seemed to have no purpose beyond demonstrating that several of the cast members are singers. 153 more words

Taking Shakespeare

John Murrell wrote this two person play for Martha Henry, and she takes full advantage, turning in a stunning performance. Every word, every gesture, every move contributes to a complete realization of Prof. 74 more words

Theatre Review: At Shaw Festival, one-and-a-half masterpieces

Peter Hinton’s Shaw Festival production of Lady Windermere’s Fan is, both visually and tonally, a masterpiece. That’s not a term that many people would have used for the play itself, one of the three “society comedies” with which Oscar Wilde limbered up for the full-blown farce of… 1,664 more words


Two performances of Taking Shakespeare added to meet demand

May 1, 2010… To meet the demand for tickets, the Stratford Festival is adding two performances of Taking Shakespeare, the John Murrell play featuring Martha Henry and Luke Humphrey, directed by Diana Leblanc. 333 more words

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Black Life in Ripley, TN

This edition 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Black Life in Ripley, TN comes to us courtesy of Madison County, TN.

2. The Madison County Area was once involved in a plot to capture a slave thief named John Murrell. 527 more words