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WCT's artistic director Alberta bound

May
30
,
2016
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Artistic director Daryl Cloran of Western Canada Theatre is moving on after six years, bound for Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre. WCT’s board expressed mixed emotions Monday over Cloran’s departure, thanking him for his...

Knights of the Sun add medieval fun to resort

May
17
,
2016
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Grab your sword — there is glory to be had at Sun Peaks this summer.  Award-nominated Chimera Theatre is bringing the rich world of medieval pageantry and tournaments to the resort with Knights of the Sun: Medieval Tournament Theatre...

Freudian Slips bring back improv nights

May
6
,
2016
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After a successful inaugural season with improvised shows The Freudian Slips are back for four more nights of improv this season, beginning Saturday, May 21. Presented by Chimera Theatre, the improvised comedy troupe will be featuring a mix of...

In a Blue Moon celebrates family

April
22
,
2016
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In a Blue Moon, a love story set at Monte Lake, will be the latest world premiere for Western Canada Theatre, April 28-May 7 at Pavilion Theatre. The new play by Lucia Francine stars Kamloops actors Anita Wittenberg and her daughter Emma Tow ....

Laughing Stock tickles dinner theatre

April
20
,
2016
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Laughing Stock Theatre Company (TLS) turns its talents back to dinner theatre with a one-act plays on stage at Kamloops Convention Centre Theatre Thursday, April 21, to Sunday, April 23. “In choosing our lineup, we looked to the...

Three new plays mark 40th season

April
18
,
2016
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Western Canada Theatre has announced three plays commissioned to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. In January, WCT issued a call for submissions of interest from B.C. theatre creators, attracting about 75 proposals from playwrights...

Play celebrates immigrant reality

March
29
,
2016
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Kamloops would not know nearly so much about Newfoundland had the city not crossed paths with Janet Michael, actor, playwright, musician and creative wellspring. East and west are bound to get even better acquainted with Habib’s...

One house party that cannot be missed

March
23
,
2016
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There’s another world premiere in store at Sagebrush Theatre, this time coming from just down the street. Janet Michael Habib’s Unforgettable All Night House Party is the work of Kamloops’ own Janet Michael, actor and...

Racism seen through a superhero lens

March
3
,
2016
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Here come the SuperZeroes to the rescue. What are SuperZeroes? They’re superheroes burdened with an adolescent inferiority complex. Characters in Andrew Cooper’s new play, SuperZeroes!, don’t quite measure up to the...

A little magic brings Patsy back to life

February
27
,
2016
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A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline is proving to be a runaway success for Western Canada Theatre, a reception not entirely surprising more than half a century after the country singer’s death. ...