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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Pair of young playwrights have something to Smile about

High school: was there ever a time where the theatrics seemed larger life, the problems more urgent and the challenges insurmountable, before it all...

They’re driven to tee up some laughs

Discovering something new about your friends you’ve known for years can be thrilling or shocking, as audiences will learn in the upcoming Elmira Theatre...

Sometimes life needs getting on with

Grief, loss and family make for dramatic fare, especially in the personal and intimate productions put on by Theatre Wellesley, where the setting lets...

Grimm Night at EDSS as drama team launches regional competition fundraiser

It will be a Grimm weekend at the Elmira District Secondary School this weekend, and the public is invited as the drama team puts...

Finding the comedy in the tragedy that is Romeo and Juliet

We already know how this story ends – in tragedy and death for the young couple at its centre – but what often gets...

This musical road trip is anything but a drag

The Australian outback isn’t the only wild part of the decidedly atypical road trip we take with a cast of colourful characters in the...

EDSS drama production heading to regionals

The EDSS drama team put on quite a good show at the Waterloo District National Theatre School Drama Festival – or rather, a pair...

A man out of time has to tie up loose threads

Take a journey through the centuries in Elmira Theatre Company’s production of The Gentleman Clothier, written by famed Canadian playwright Norm Foster. The dramedy centres...

Here there be manic pixie dream girls

As played by Natalie Portman in Zach Braff’s 2004 film Garden State, Sam was not the first manic pixie dream girl to grace the...

Taking liberties, Lloyd Webber musical draws on biblical stories

Given that they’re sporting bright and brilliant costumes, boogie-woogie dance moves, hip thrusts and go-go boots, it’s fair to say that this version of...