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Shadow puppets help tell the story of Firebird: The Musical.

Russian folktale gets a musical update in Terra Novella Theatre’s Firebird: The Musical

Based on the Russian folktale Ivan Tsarevich, the Firebird, and the Gray Wolf, Halifax playwright Carolyn Curry has given it a contemporary makeover and...
Deborah Castrilli will play Viola Desmond in the world premiere of Andrea Scott’s Controlled Damage at the Neptune Theatre this February.

Neptune Theatre announces the cast of Viola Desmond story on the 73rd anniversary of...

November is a time of remembrance. While the month honours the Canadian men and women of the armed forces, a little closer to home...
Ben Caplan in the 2b theatre company production of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story.

Theatre review: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story reminds us of the positive impact...

Before you read this, go to the Neptune Theatre website and buy a ticket for Old Stock: A Refugee Loves Story because if they...
Darrell Hopkins and Steve O'Connell in the Neptune Theatre presentation of Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland's production of Between Breaths. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: Between Breaths is magical

Incorporating music from an onstage band and a true story told from end to beginning Between Breaths succeeds at everything it sets out to...
tiny takes place at the former NSLC location at Scotia Square from November 5 – 17.

tiny explores an alternative 20th-century history in which superheroes are the others

With tiny, Halifax's Eastern Front Theatre and Zuppa Theatre Co move out of the traditional theatre to present a show that is equal parts...
Members of the cast of Zomblet. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: Zomblet is a cheeky take on Shakespeare’s tragedy

Irreverant, funny and far cleverer than it has any right to be The Villains Theatre and Terra Novella Theatre production of Zomblet answers the...
We're looking for a few good writers

Eastern Front Theatre announces this year’s members of emerging playwrights program

Following a call for applications earlier this summer, Halifax’s Eastern Front Theatre (EFT) has announced the members of the 2019/2020 RBC Emerging Playwrights Program. This...
Ben Caplan in the 2b theatre company production of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story.

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story remains a timely (and personal) exploration of immigration

With Canadians coming out of another election cycle, there is perhaps some irony in the origins of the title for 2b theatre’s Old Stock:...
Donovan Colan (left) and Wyatt Moss (right) will share the role of Billy Elliot in the Neptune Theatre production of Billy Elliot the Musical coming in April 2020. Donovan Colan photo by Monique D'Eon. Wyatt Moss photo courtesy the artist.

Neptune Theatre finds their Billys

In a media release, Neptune Theatre announced the casting for its production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Included in the list are two young men,...
Members of the cast and creative team of Zomblet (LtR: Melanie Patten, Zach Greenham, Lara Lewis, Colleen MacIsaac, Katerina Bakolias, Michael Kamras, Jessica Oliver, Audrey Eastwood, Nick Cox, and Noella Murphy). Photo by Dan Bray.

Shakespeare and zombies meet at Elsinore in Dan Bray’s Zomblet

"To sleep, perchance to nightmare." No, it's not a typo. It is a twist on one of the lines from Shakespeare's most famous soliloquies in...

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