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The Shoplifters’ Canadian Premiere Fizzles

Theft, it’s a victimless crime, at least for veteran shoplifter Alma (Nora McLellan) it is. Because really, in the grand scheme of things, who’s going to miss two juicy cuts of steak? 658 more words


Shoplifters lighthearted look at crime and punishment

Alma (a wonderful Nora McLellan) has been through the drill so many times, she has to coach security goon Dom (Jeff Lillico), in his first day on the job, on the proper way to interrogate a shoplifting suspect. 609 more words


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The Shoplifters presented by Theatre Calgary at Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons (Opening Friday, Sept. 4)

For its opening play of the season, Theatre Calgary has swiped its Scrooge, Stephen Hair, for The Shoplifters. 400 more words

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Shoplifters digs into politics of the five finger discount

Stephen Hair doesn’t try the characters he plays on like a suit.

Rather, he immerses himself in them, allowing them to dictate whether they’re an Armani or something straight off the rack. 912 more words


Casting for Theatre Calgary's The Little Prince announced

After a spring audition tour that took producers across the country to see hundreds of Canada’s most exciting musical theatre performers, Theatre Calgary on Thursday announced the cast for the world première of The Little Prince — The Musical by Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. 472 more words

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Shakespeare By The Bow - The Tempest

We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.

I’ve always found this quote by Shakespeare both inspiring and comforting, so it was wonderful to hear it spoken aloud yesterday evening at Theatre Calgary’s production of… 182 more words

Bard on the Bow: Shakespeare's Tempest takes turn for the feminine

If acting outdoors, in a park – where wind, rain and passers-by compete with the dialogue onstage – actress Bobbi Goddard wants you to know that there’s something downright synchronistic about performing The Tempest in such a setting. 802 more words