Posts by Theatre

Vanishing into “How to Disappear Completely”

By Meagan Wiederman, Arts Contributor • February 4, 2014

Itai Erdal and his mother. (Photo by Johan Lavine via Portland Institute for Contemporary Art)

REVIEW: Vancouverite Itai Erdal’s autobiographical tale of assisted suicide and maternal reationships comes to The Bus Stop Theatre
In September 2000, lighting designer Itai Erdal …

Putting on Pericles

By Nikki Jamieson, News Contributor • November 22, 2013


Dal Theatre brings challenging Shakespeare production to life
Dalhousie’s theater department will present Pericles,  its second production of the 2013-2014 season, on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Pericles is a …

Dal Theatre presents: The Ghost Sonata

By Mat Wilush, Arts Editor • October 25, 2013


An unnerving and complex theatrical vision
A twisted ride through a fever dream, The Ghost Sonata is nightmarish in a way that only powerful theatre …

Where to see plays in Halifax

By Zoe Doucette, Assistant Arts Editor • September 2, 2013


In spite of your lengthy Netflix queue, theatre lives on. Get out of the house and plop your bum in a seat at one of …

Redefining Theatre: the King’s Infringement Festival

By Leah Shangrow, Arts Contributor • February 15, 2013

A scene from the Infringement play

Student plays break the mold

Strawberries in January

By Emma Romano, News Contributor • January 19, 2013

All the stars: Sophie, Francois and the berries. (Emma Romano photo)

Strawberries in January, written by Évelyne de la Chenelière in French and translated by Morwyn Brebner, is a story about saying the wrong thing …

Where the hell is everyone trying to get to?

By Kathleen Stairs, Sports Contributor • October 26, 2012

They can run but they can’t hide

The aura of the small theatre was one of uncertainty: in the background wind whispered secrets while low yellow light illuminated the set. Before …

To Solo

By Candace Thomson, Arts Contributor • October 26, 2012

It’s you and me, baby.

Shakespeare and I have had good times and bad.
Some of the best performances I’ve seen were at the National Theatre in London and, comically, …

Lilah Kemp: the hero version

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • October 5, 2012


By Kristen Reid and Kathleen Stairs, Arts Contributors
Picture this: a small black room strewn with artistic patrons holding mason jars full of wine and …

Sweeney Todd serves meat pie to get even

By Candace Thomson, Arts Contributor • September 28, 2012


Correction: The original version of this article gave the final show date of Sweeney Todd as Nov. 7. It is in fact Oct. 7. …