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Ghost River Theatre set to première Giant

By Troy Hasselman, March 8 2019 — Ghost River Theatre is set to première Giant, a work inspired by the life of wrestler André the Giant told from the perspective of his abandoned daughter, as part of the annual Festival of Animated Objects. The play uses an all-female-identifying cast, puppets, dance montages, elaborate stage setups…

Calgary’s Ghost River Theatre begins production on André the Giant biography with unique creativity

By Matty Hume, April 26 2018 — Stu Hart, the Family Dungeon, Stampede Wrestling and The Hitman himself. Calgary, Alberta is internationally recognized as hallowed ground for professional wrestling. In the 1950s, the Saskatchewan-born Stu Hart put Cowtown on the professional wrestling map indefinitely with his Calgary-based promotion, Stampede Wrestling. In addition to Stampede wrestling,…

Local play takes away audience’s sense of sight

By Rheazel Pereira, April 5 2016 — Tomorrow’s Child is Ghost River Theatre’s latest play — but unlike most of the theatre’s productions, viewers won’t be able to see the action unfold. Audience members are blindfolded upon entry and led to their seats, where the story is told entirely through audio. Prolific author Ray Bradbury…

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