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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 →

Messing with eating disorders

British playwright and actor Caroline Horton talks about Mess, her drama being presented by Vertigo Theatre's Y Stage through February 11

dirtsong sings a story

The High Performance Rodeo & Black Arm Band present dirtsong February 2, 7:30pm, Jack Singer Hall You can talk your reconciliation, or you can walk it. That might be reductive, but it's also the message Fred Leone wants audiences to... Continue Reading →

Mouthpiece: Winner or Loser?

The High Performance Rodeo presents Mouthpiece at 7pm and Winners and Losers at 9pm,¬†Saturday January 28 Four stars apiece I don't know if they did it on purpose, but the High Performance Rodeo has created a kind of gender-driven double... Continue Reading →

Laughing and stretching

A review of Through the Gaze of a Navel, part of the 2017 High Performance Rodeo in Calgary, Alberta

Mouthpiece explores the voices inside a woman’s head

Nora Sadava and Amy Nostbakken talk about Mouthpiece, which is part of the 2017 High Performance Rodeo

The Rodeo hits the homestretch

The final weekend of the High Performance Rodeo is jammed with shows worth checking out.

Declaration an article (11) of indigenous spirit

The High Performance Rodeo¬†and article11.ca presents Declaration at the Municipal Building, January 26 & 27, 7pm (Artist talks at noon, Open Lab until 5:30pm) Pay What You Want by Stephen Hunt One of the coolest things about the High Performance... Continue Reading →

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