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Stage West looks ahead to 2015-16 season

For its 2015/2016 season, Stage West is offering a mix of nostalgia, cheeky humour, murderous mayhem and some good old rock and roll.

From Sept. 9 through Nov. 664 more words


Parker: Pechet fulfils dream with opening of Play Estate Winery

Jason Pechet, whose family has been in the hotel and entertainment industry for many years, has long wanted to open his own winery.

This month, the CEO of the Stagewest Hospitality brand will achieve that goal when he and business partner Mohamed Awad open Play Estate Winery in Penticton, B.C. 598 more words

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Talented cast elevates Young Frankenstein at Stage West

It’s a challenge to avoid comparing Mel Brooks’ musical version of his Young Frankenstein comedy classic to the original movie. Much of the comedic punchlines and sight gags inhabit both pieces of work, but the musical’s timing suffers somewhat in the conversion from screen to stage. 835 more words


5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Calgary

First off, here’s a freebie: Sunday is Mother’s Day. I’ll hit return while you make brunch reservations.

Okay, here we go.

Bring the Baby Art Tour… 501 more words


Stage West's Young Frankenstein a wildly comical reunion

In Stage West’s production of the Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein that runs at the dinner theatre until June 26, Ontario actor Kevin Dennis plays the sexually repressed science nerd Friedrich Frankenstein. 508 more words


Stage West's Suite Surrender star takes John Cleese comparisons in stride

Kevin Hare finds it flattering and ironic that audiences for Stage West’s farce Suite Surrender are comparing him to John Cleese.

In Suite Surrender Hare plays Bernard, the manager of a luxury Palm Beach hotel that is hosting a pair of infamously feuding divas for a fundraising concert. 503 more words


Review: Duelling divas propel Stage West farce

Kudos are due where they are most applicable, and for Stage West Calgary’s latest production, Suite Surrender, those would be delivered directly to the director and the cast of this sprightly, award-winning comedy. 702 more words