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Alberta Theatre Projects Presents Seven New Plays Photo Alberta Theatre Projects Presents Seven New Plays
by Vicki Trask - Mar 16, 2021

Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce Playwrights Projects 2021, a series of seven online workshop readings of new Canadian plays by members of the Alberta Theatre Projects Playwrights Unit. These virtual readings will take place Friday evenings from April 16 to May 28 and offer a unique opportunity to see the process of creating a new play.

Alberta Theatre Projects Appoints Local Artist as Interim Director Photo Alberta Theatre Projects Appoints Local Artist as Interim Director
by Vicki Trask - Feb 22, 2021

Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce the appointment of Haysam Kadri as Interim Artistic Director. As a long-time friend and collaborator with Alberta Theatre Projects, Kadri is stepping into this role to support the company during this transitional period. Kadri joins Interim Executive Director Kyle Russell, formerly the General Manager of Alberta Theatre Projects.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Theatre Calgary This Holiday Season Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Theatre Calgary This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

For 33 years, Theatre Calgary has brought Charles Dickens' timeless tale of greed, ghosts, and  redemption to life on our stage.

Theatre Calgary's Creative Team Talks Creating Virtual ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Theatre Calgary's Creative Team Talks Creating Virtual ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Theatre Calgary, in association with The Shakespeare Company and Hit + Myth, recently presented Shakespeare by the Bow, online, with a virtual production of Romeo and Juliet.

Theatre Calgary Brings SHAKESPEARE BY THE BOW Back With a Digital Twist Photo Theatre Calgary Brings SHAKESPEARE BY THE BOW Back With a Digital Twist
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Home is where the Bard is, and Theatre Calgary, in association with The Shakespeare Company and Hit + Myth, is getting ready to bring a summer tradition to your screens, as we present Shakespeare by the Bowa??online.

ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS Presents Their 2020-21 Season Photo ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS Presents Their 2020-21 Season
by Vicki Trask - Jan 28, 2020

Alberta Theatre Projects has announced their 49th season line-up, which will run from September 2020 to May 2021. The season will feature a made-in-Calgary world premiere, a ground-breaking Shakespeare adaptation, two hit Canadian plays, a high-flying family adventure, and a gritty, immersive music theatre masterpiece, and four different seating configurations.

BWW Review: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage
by Evann Normandin - Jan 26, 2020

A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage is a breathtaking production that will stay with you long after curtain call. Adapted by Ursula Rani Sarma based on the beloved novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini, A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS tells an unflinching story of the lives of two Aghan women bound together in war-ravaged Kabul. Despite the brutality of life in Kabul, both women exemplify the resil

Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).

Photo Flash: First Look at A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).

BWW Interview: Haysam Kadri of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage Photo BWW Interview: Haysam Kadri of A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS at Arena Stage
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 23, 2020

In the case of Haysam Kadri and A Thousand Splendid Suns at Arena Stage, this production is more than just a chance to revisit the role of Rasheed. It is an opportunity to return to a play he not only finds deeply moving, but one he has experienced as both an actor, director, and now as an actor, again.

Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Begins Rehearsals At Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Begins Rehearsals At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner).

Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Photo Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play at Theatre Calgary Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Play at Theatre Calgary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Theatre Calgary will be taken from past to present to future with A Christmas Carol coming to Calgary from November 28-December 28.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Enchant at Shakespeare By The Bow Photo A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Enchant at Shakespeare By The Bow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

A Midsummer Night's Dream will be brought to life in Prince's Island Park June 27 through Aug. 18, 2019.

BWW Interview: Home-Grown Success Ahad Raza Mir Opens Up About Playing Hamlet Photo BWW Interview: Home-Grown Success Ahad Raza Mir Opens Up About Playing Hamlet
by Vicki Trask - Mar 20, 2019

After receiving a BFA from the University of Calgary and working professionally in the local theatre community, Mir made the decision to move to Pakistan (where his family lives and also works in the arts industry) to pursue a career in film and television where he found incredible success. Three years later, he's back with The Shakespeare Company (where he made his start) to take on one of theatre's toughest roles.

Theatre Calgary's Stafford Arima Announces 2019-20 Season of Compelling Stories Highl Photo Theatre Calgary's Stafford Arima Announces 2019-20 Season of Compelling Stories Highlighting Calgary Artists
by Vicki Trask - Mar 13, 2019

Continuing our commitment to utilizing Calgary's rich acting and creative talent, this season will see us go on a journey from farce to greed, from a 'humbug' to  a prom, and from a prep-school to a meeting of legends. Our stage will be filled with shows that both resonate and delight, and will include a significant number of Calgary actors, designers, and play-wrights.

Vertigo Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere of MIGHT AS WELL BE DEAD Photo Vertigo Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere of MIGHT AS WELL BE DEAD
by Vicki Trask - Mar 4, 2019

Vertigo Theatre continues its 2018-2019 season with MIGHT AS WELL BE DEAD: A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY, by Joseph Goodrich, March 16-April 14, 2019.

Vertigo Theatre Presents a Reimagined Classic in HAMLET: A GHOST STORY Photo Vertigo Theatre Presents a Reimagined Classic in HAMLET: A GHOST STORY
by Vicki Trask - Feb 28, 2019

Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare's most famous play. This tale is a ghost story, detective story and revenge story all rolled into one classic plot. Following the smash hit success of Macbeth, The Shakespeare Company and Hit+Myth team up again for another macabre re-imagining of the one of the Bard's greatest works.

BWW Review: Seattle Rep's A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Shimmers with Tragic Beauty Photo BWW Review: Seattle Rep's A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Shimmers with Tragic Beauty
by Jay Irwin - Oct 11, 2018

Dear Readers, in the past you may have heard me refer to what I call "theatrical alchemy". It's where all the right elements seem to magically come together in just the right ways to form pure theatrical gold. Well, the Seattle Rep currently has a bunch of alchemists working with them with their joint production with the American Conservatory Theater and their presentation of "A Thousand Splendid Suns", a riveting tale filled with so much tragic beauty that you'll be left breathless.

Tony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's C Photo Tony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's Classic Tragedy Inside Out
by Vicki Trask - Oct 4, 2018

Opening Tuesday, October 9 and running until October 21, Alberta Theatre Projects will present The Shakespeare Company and Hit & Myth's imaginative new production of Tom Stoppard's dark, witty comedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Set against the backdrop of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Stoppard's masterpiece follows the hilarious antics of two minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, as they question their place in the story of Hamlet and their inevitable fate.

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