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Fluid Festival recipe: a double-dose of Montreal, three parts prairies, and a conversation about dance

The Fluid Festival  October 18-28 by Stephen Hunt Bodies tell cool stories too. Calgary, beginning October 18, will be the epicenter of a conversation about dance, when The Fluid Festival opens with a trio of performances. At 7p.m. the Prairie... Continue Reading →

When the truth starts to hurt, The Christians truly takes flight

The Christians at Rosebud Theatre through Oct 23 Four stars At first blush, there's something a little audacious about the storytelling in The Christians, Lucas Hnath's moving drama about the fallout that occurs when a celebrity pastor blurts out an... Continue Reading →

Pattengale leads excellent cast in The Christians

The Christians At Rosebud Theatre Opening Sept 22 through October 28 rosebudtheatre.com by Stephen Hunt If the best actors are the most honest ones, then Rosebud is one lucky theatre company, because they have a whole slew of them. Exhibit... Continue Reading →

Gentle’s storytelling fills up Holy Picture

A review of An Almost Holy Picture, the summer studio theatre offering from Rosebud Theatre.

Spitfire Grill feels at home in Rosebud

Rosebud Theatre presents The Spitfire Grill through September 2 rosebudtheatre.com Four stars Some shows just fit their theatrical home so perfectly, you marvel that they ever played anywhere else. That's certainly the case with The Spitfire Grill, Rosebud's sweetly-sung, heart-warming... Continue Reading →

Samuel Gentle’s search

by Stephen Hunt An Almost Holy Picture at Rosebud Theatre June 29 through September 2 http://www.rosebudtheatre.com Phone toll-free 1-800-267-7553 or locally at 403-677-2001 How would your faith hold up when the worst happens? That's the emotional backdrop Rosebud actor David... Continue Reading →

Holt treasures the view from the Spitfire Grill

The Spitfire Grill at Rosebud June 16 through September 2 Phone toll-free 1-800-267-7553 or locally at 403-677-2001 rosebudtheatre.com Elinor Holt set a goal for the summer of 2017. The award-winning Calgary actress, who somehow managed to marry a musician named... Continue Reading →

Eternal optimist Thornton Wilder, meet the end of the world

Rosebud Theatre presents Under the Skin of Our Teeth Through June 3 rosebudtheatre.com Four stars Review by Stephen Hunt The end of the world is a tough place to start a play. Yes, it's about as dramatic as it gets... Continue Reading →

Thornton Wilder’s enduring optimism powers The Skin of Our Teeth

Rosebud Theatre presents The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder March 31 through June 3 (Photo: Cast of The Skin of Our Teeth) Actor Declan O’Reilly didn’t need a hard sell to be convinced to return to perform at... Continue Reading →

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