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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,...

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...

Theatre du Poulet’s Settle Elsewhere explores the immigrant experience

As immigrants themselves, Carmen Lee and Chun Shing (Roland) Au know first-hand what it is like to arrive on a foreign shore. Originally from...

Theatre review: the many pleasures of Pleasureville

Pleasureville has all the makings of a CBC hit – quirky characters, an endless supply of possibilities and a premise that would make viewers...

Theatre review: The Ladies Foursome rarely lands the green

With over fifty scripts under his belt, Norm Foster is one of Canada’s most produced playwrights. His writing rarely makes you think. Like watching...

Theatre review: The Last Wife would work more effectively as a Netflix series

While The Last Wife features some fine acting, looks incredible, and is intriguing, I wanted to pause the action to use the washroom, refill...

Eastern Front Theatre goes in search of emerging playwrights

In a media release, Halifax’s Eastern Front Theatre (EFT) announced the formation of the RBC Emerging Playwrights Program, designed to assist four new Atlantic...

Theatre review: Cinderella is filled with silliness and incredible talent

Is there anything better than the sound of children gleefully laughing at poop jokes in a theatre? It turns out to be one of...

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Digital review: Halifax-shot Spinster boasts wonderful script and winning turn from Chelsea Peretti

Andrea Dorfman’s wonderful romantic-comedy Spinster defies genre tropes to give audiences one of the most unabashedly enjoyable films of 2020. A favourite at last year’s...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Liliona Quarmyne

During this time of social distancing and dark venues, Halifax Presents continues to check-in with members of our arts community to find out how...

Hello City goes outside by the sea

With the warm summer nights and lockdowns continuing for many live performance venues, Halifax comedy improv troupe Hello City is moving outside. Usually occupied by...

Film review: Nicolas Cage goes Primal in jaguar-on-a-boat B-movie delight

Nicolas Cage has long been a laughing stock in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning, once-formidable presence has been relegated to cheap, genre fare for a decade,...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Roland Au

During this time of social distancing and dark venues, Halifax Presents continues to check-in with members of our arts community to find out how...