Day: February 27, 2012

Brave Girl – Lunchbox Theatre
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Event (Lethbridge) – New Play Readings

Alberta Playwrights’ Network and New West Theatre are pleased to host readings by two Lethbridge Playwrights: MEG BRAEM & NICHOLAS HANSON When: February 29th 7:30pm Where: Yates Memorial Theatre, Lethbridge (1002 – 4 Avenue South) Cost: by donation THE JOSEPHINE KNOT Samantha’s grandmother has died. Correction: Samantha’s Baba has died.

News: Edmonton considers Downtown Performing Arts Centre

From the Edmonton Journal (Feb. 23) A city council committee recommended Wednesday spending $100,000 to help develop a business plan for building a downtown performing arts centre. The site should include three theatres with 250 to 1,800 seats, rehearsal and teaching space, restaurants and other attractions to lure people downtown,

News: Brian Quirt appointed head of Banff Centre Playwrights’ Colony

Writer, director Brian Quirt appointed director of the Banff Playwrights’ Colony The Banff Playwrights’ Colony at The Banff Centre, one of the most intensive creative experiences for the development of new Canadian plays, has appointed Brian Quirt as director, effective in the spring of 2013.    Currently the artistic director of

Event (Edmonton): Fidelio Panel Discussion – Wrongful Imprisonment – Edmonton Opera

Fidelio Panel Discussion: Wrongful Imprisonment Join Edmonton Opera for a thought provoking panel discussion surrounding one of Fidelio’s most prominent themes: Wrongful Imprisonment. Our panel of experts from the realms of Political Science and Criminal Law will be led by Edmonton Journal’s Paula Simons in discussing how Beethoven’s opera written in the

News: Haysam Kadri New Artistic Producer – The Shakespeare Company

The Board of Directors of The Shakespeare Company has announced Haysam Kadri as the new Artistic Producer. Haysam takes over from Iam Coulter who stepped down in December after eight years as head of the organization.  A graduate of the Birmingham Conservatory for classical training at the Stratford Festival, Haysam spent six seasons