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The Jonathan McCully Mansion, a National Historic Site of Canada in Halifax's North End, is the location for Steady Theatre's immersive production of Listen to the Wind. Photo by Mark Robins.

Steady Theatre steps out for Listen to the Wind

From a story about superheroes in a shopping mall storefront to a bus trip around the city and a mystery in a parking lot,...
Deborah Castrilli and Ryan Allen in the Neptune Theatre production of Controlled Damage. Photo by Mark Robins.

A Canadian civil rights trailblazer: live with the company of Controlled Damage

On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond was arrested in a New Glasgow, Nova Scotia movie theatre, for refusing to give up her seat in...
Heather McGuigan and Aidan deSalaiz in the Neptune Theatre production of The Last Five Years. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: The Last Five Years from three perspectives

Rather than a single voice, in an experiment of theatre criticism, we present a trio of reviews of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five...
Complicated relationships: live with the company of The Last Five Yearsvideo

Complicated relationships: live with the company of The Last Five Years

Halifax's Neptune Theatre kicks off 2020 with the Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, the story of a five-year relationship between novelist Jamie...
Members of the cast of the Neptune Theatre production of Peter Pan. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: Peter Pan overstays his welcome

In fits and starts, the Neptune Theatre production of Peter Pan is full of the theatrical magic that makes pantomime the perfect introduction for...
Rhys Bevan-John and Simon Henderson return in the Neptune Theatre production of DIckens' A Christmas Carol. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Peter Pan premieres and Dickens’ A Christmas Carol returns as Neptune Theatre celebrates the...

Halifax’s Neptune Theatre is quite literally getting into the holiday spirit(s) with the return of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at the Scotiabank Stage. Meanwhile,...
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...

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