Tagged Theatre

Vertigo Theatre keeps spirit of Shakespeare alive with Julius Caesar

By Hibah Faheem, October 10 2017 — Understanding Shakespearean plays can require exceptional effort and recreating these remarkable stories on stage requires unique talent. Luckily, the reenactment of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar by The Shakespeare Company at Vertigo Theatre was up to the task. Director Ron Jenkins produced a powerful interpretation of the tragedy with…

Frosh 2017: Entertainment

By Matt Hume MUSIC It’s the perfect time to enjoy live music in Calgary — new venues are constantly popping up alongside a wide array of classic spots for every taste. For everything from rock to hip-hop, Broken City on 11 Ave. has your back. The rowdy Ship & Anchor Pub on 17 Ave. scratches that…

Slipper tells a distinctly Calgarian Cinderella story

By Fernando David Moreno, November 22 — As part of the pantomime tradition of the holiday season, Alberta Theatre Projects presents Slipper — “a distinctly Calgarian Cinderella story.” The show is based on the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault. Playwright director Rebecca Northan says that Calgary is the perfect host for Cinderella and the…

One Yellow Rabbit lets Jack Falstaff live his final hour

By Rachel Woodward, November 1 2016 — Sir John Falstaff is a larger-than-life fictional character who made appearances in four Shakespearean plays. His character in Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor is loud and indulgent. While his off-stage death in Henry V left little to the imagination, Canadian playwright John Murrell decided that…

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