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Celebrating the Carnage of upper-middle class hypocrisy

Some plays are so insightful, so vivid and so entertaining that they demand to be turned into films. Or so some producers must think. Unfortunately, what works in the theatre may not always work in the cinema. Such is the case with Carnage. I suspect the Tony Award-winning play by Yasmina Reza may be far more

We the Artists, hear us roar

When I walked into the upper gallery of TCU Place on Jan. 21, I was struck by something unusual. It was classy — a little too classy. But that is the life of the fine arts student: spend your daylight hours shuffling through the hallway in black sweatpants or paint-covered jeans, but be prepared at

Royal Winnipeg Ballet brings Svengali to Saskatoon on Nov. 8

It’s not every day that the ballet comes to Saskatoon. Already receiving rapturous reviews from the likes of the CBC, Svengali is the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s newest creation, an artistic retelling of the novel Trilby by George du Maurier. The ballet tells the story of Svengali, a young man yearning for fame who has an

Love, longing and desire with The Three Sisters

Russia comes to Saskatoon as the dedicated drama students at Greystone Theatre prepare to kick off the season with Anton Chekhov’s classic play The Three Sisters. The play, written in 1900, centres on the Prozorov family, landed gentry living in rural Russia. The titular sisters are the motherly spinster Olga, the unhappily married Masha and the

Fringe review: Big Shot

Part three in a series of reviews featuring a selection of plays at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival. Big Shot is a fast paced character piece involving six compelling and unique personalities intertwined against the backdrop of Vancouver.

Fringe review: It’s Been Taken

Part two in a series of reviews featuring a selection of plays at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival. It's Been Taken is a lovely comic break if you want to tickle your funny bone, reminisce about your past and escape your own harsh reality for sixty minutes.

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