The number may be long-distance, but Torquil Campbell is in the same area code when he’s bothered on this beautiful, Thursday morning in Calgary — well in advance of his Montreal pop band Stars’ Tuesday MacEwan Hall show in the city. 1,048 more words
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Every year, Theatre Calgary celebrates Oscar night with a celebration of the glitz, glamour and allure of Hollywood. This year’s event, which takes place Sunday at Telus Convention Centre, celebrates one of Hollywood’s most enduring characters: Bond. 509 more words
Before the Kardashians, there were the Lords.
They’re the fictional Philadelphia gentry at the heart of Theatre Calgary’s witty, and wonderful co-production (along with The Shaw Festival) of The Philadelphia Story, playwright Philip Barry’s love letter to Katharine Hepburn that was all the rage when it debuted on Broadway in 1938. 708 more words
In a digital first world of entertainment options, The Shaw Festival still believes in the theatrical power of words.
Words aren’t sexy. (I’m getting drowsy even as I type this sentence.) But written by the right person — in the case of The Philadelphia Story, … 831 more words
Theatre Calgary’s 2015-16 season includes a new musical with a legendary musical pedigree (The Little Prince), a slew of Calgary acting icons (Haysam Kadri, Val Planche), taking turns direcing shows, a Canadian premiere (of Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters), a Broadway sensation (The Light in the Piazza), a time-honoured classic (Arthur Miller’s The Crucible), and Stephen Hair – in two shows (A Christmas Carol and The Shoplifters). 601 more words
How’s this for an experiment?
A theatricalized dance piece featuring women who look just like you, or your wife, or your mom, or your sister and not like some Condé Nast art director or CBS casting director’s idea of a woman, where everyone is size 0 and no one is allowed to grow old? 896 more words