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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...

It’s Christmas in July as Cinderella returns to Neptune Theatre

Consider it Christmas in July, as Halifax’s Neptune Theatre gets ready to present a remount of Cinderella. Modelled after the traditional British pantomime, or “panto”...

Theatre review: Assassins doesn’t quite shoot to kill

Long before people were scratching their heads about a hip hop musical centered on one of the U.S. founding fathers, they were similarly scratching...

Assassins is not your typical musical theatre fare

Musical theatre has never shied away from unusual or controversial topics. We’ve seen shows about public toilets in Urinetown, misguided missionaries in The Book...

Theatre review: Becoming Carol is quirky, odd, but ultimately entertaining

Becoming Carol is like being invited to your cousin’s basement to watch one of their shows. It’s a bit rough around the edges, full...

Theatre review: Little Thing, Big Thing is feckin’ grand

Little Thing, Big Thing has one of the most surprising endings you’ll likely see on stage all year, but it isn’t the only thing...

Getting the Scoop at this year’s Stages Theatre Festival

The annual Stages Theatre Festival returns later this month, with two-weeks of shows at different stages of development, from artists at different stages in...

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Halifax Musical Concerts launches with Broadway or Bust

Modelled after its Toronto sister organization, the newly formed Halifax Musical Concerts (HMC) has added a second night to its inaugural show, Broadway or Bust,...
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Film review: Mulan is a soulful, live-action remake, but loses original’s fun

Disney has once again revived a classic animated film from their canon to produce a remake, but unlike last year’s Lion King, this live-action...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Abady Alzahrani

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...

Caravan Theatre tackles mental health and suicide with Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis

One of a handful of in-person shows at this year's Halifax Fringe Festival, Caravan Theatre tackles Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis before embarking on a tour...

Shining a light on an industry that remains dark

Barring any potential power outages from the arrival of post-tropical storm Teddy, beginning one hour after sundown today, several local buildings and marquees will...
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