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Their Finest

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War propaganda media is an interest of mine, and this is an excellent romp through the area of films being made during WWII. Terrific performances, especially by the wonderful Bill Nighy.

Maudie

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This is a slow, quiet movie but, as an audience member said afterwards, you'll feel like you've lost 80 lbs by the end.

A Sequel That Works!

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A few subtitle issues I could have dealt with, but overall great fun if you loved the first one!

Oksana G.: opera for now

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Hootlet More Told that I waited @ 10yrs to see since its inception in a brief. I knew then it'd be worth the wait! RETWEETS2LIKES5

The Return/Il Ritorno

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They've lost the clown noses but The Return by Circa was an exquisite blend of insanely talented circus art with drama and live Italian baroque chamber music and opera accompaniment. As usual, CanStage brought in innovative programming (and, as usual, some dope brought in their ringing cell phone). At one point, I just sat there being so grateful for the gift of art in my life. Lovely.
CREATED BYYaron Lifschitz with Quincy Grant and the Circa EnsembleMUSIC BY Monteverdi, Grant, Mahler, Pisador and traditionalDIRECTOR Yaron LifschitzCOMPOSITION/MUSICAL DIRECTION/ARRANGEMENTS Quincy GrantCIRCA ENSEMBLE Nathan Boyle
Marty Evans
Nicole Faubert
Bridie Hooper
Nathan Knowles
Todd Kilby
Cecilia MartinOPERA SINGERS Kate Howden
Benedict Nelson MUSICIANSPal Banda (Cello)
Joe Bronstein (Violin & Viola)
Natalie Murray-Beale (Musical Director, Piano, Harpsichord)
Cecilia de Santa Maria (Harp)TECHNICAL DIRECTION/LIGHTING DESIGN Jason OrganSTAGE DESIGN Yaron Lifschitz
Jason OrganCOSTUME DESIGN Libby McDonnellPHOT…

TOSCA: Childhood Memories of CCOC

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COC PRODUCTION Giacomo Puccini Set in Rome amid the turbulence of the Napoleonic Wars, Tosca is a tense psychological drama of passion and betrayal. Floria Tosca, a famous singer, murders Scarpia, the vicious chief of police, to save her beloved Cavaradossi. But Scarpia’s schemes outlive him with cruel and fatal consequences. CAST AND CREATIVE TEAMSToscaAdrianne Pieczonka/Keri Alkema*Cavaradossi Marcelo Puente/Kamen Chanev*Scarpia Markus Marquardt/Craig Colclough*AngelottiMusa NgqungwanaA Sacristan Donato di StefanoSpolettaJoel SorensenSciarrone Giles TomkinsA JailerBruno RoyConductor:  Keri-Lynn WilsonDirector:Paul CurranSet Designer and Costume Designer:Kevin KnightLighting Designer:David Martin JacquesChorus Master:Sandra Horst *May 7, 11, 14, 18, 20, 2017 Adrianne Pieczonka as Tosca in Tosca (COC, 2012). Photo: Michael Cooper

Meeting and Endings at CanStage (Berkeley St.)

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SPOTLIGHT AUSTRALIA meetingDIRECTED, CHOREOGRAPHED & PERFORMED BY Antony Hamilton

Hootlet More Don't know how 2 describe what I just saw except 64 computerized tapping pencils & 2 Aussie dancers. Insanely cool


CONCEPT, TEXT & PERFORMANCETamara Saulwick
SONG-WRITER & PERFORMERPaddy Mann

Louis Riel at COC

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LOUIS RIELBy Harry SomersLibretto by Mavor Moore with the collaboration of Jacques Languirand Russell Braun was excellent.

More Bosch!

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Canadian StageOne of the best pieces I have seenCHOREOGRAPHYMarie Chouinard
ORIGINAL MUSICLouis Dufort
SET, COSTUME, LIGHTING, VIDEO DESIGN, PROPSMarie Chouinard

Duo Art Exhibition - Yaniv Hason & Shlomi Amiga

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A show by Fay Ringel & Alex Correia, Founders
ZEBRA PUBLIC ART MGMT.
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So ticked that I had to work and miss this! Next time.