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Review: The Penelopiad

Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad opened this past Tuesday, giving voice to the voiceless and asking difficult questions about gender norms and responsibility. Director Shannon Ireland elegantly wove a story of lies and truth, shadows and echoes, voice and images.

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Review: ART

Yasmin Reza’s ART that opened the season of KTS was embraced by a receptive audience, yet overall the show was hit and miss.

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High Score

The air was abuzz with excitement at St. Andrew’s United Church on the evening of Monday, October 17, where the King’s College Orchestra joined forces with local indie musicians Nick Everett and Willie Stratton. The concert, Inventions, captivated its audience, earning an enthusiastic standing ovation.

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"Roller Town" premiere coverage

Picnicface’s Roller Town is an incredibly ambitious first feature from the Halifax troupe. Abandoning their sketch comedy schtick, the gang has jumped into the world of late 70’s/early 80’s roller disco.

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Review: The KTS's Salt-Water Moon

The play’s complexity makes it beautiful for the audience, but challenging for the actors by Sarah Kester – Mar. 26, 2011 Salt-Water Moon took a while to connect with. But when it did, I was hooked like a North Atlantic cod. Bryn Robins McLeod’s vision of David French’s wistful play makes for a beautiful piece […]

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Review: The KTS's Sisters

A strong cast illuminate what they can in an underwritten script by Justis Danto-Clancy – Mar. 19, 2011 The King’s Theatrical Society’s production of Wendy Lil’s Sisters is as heartfelt, impressive and emotionally portrayed as the script allows. Director Laura Vingoe-Cram and her talented cast stage an evocative performance about the ways in which residential […]

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Review: The KTS's Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

Squeezing a university theatre company into a small space with awful acoustics is no easy task. So taken as a whole, it’s understandable that the sum of the show was perhaps not greater than its parts. That being said, its parts make for a damn-good, musically tight, well-rehearsed piece of theatre.

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Review: The KTS's Ubu Enchained

Ubu Enchained took hold of the Pit Wednesday night – and didn’t let go.

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Review: The KTS's Girl in the Goldfish Bowl

Most of Girl in the Goldfish Bowl’s engaging action happens in the second half, wherein the characters take every opportunity to twist the knives they’ve been slowly sticking you with in the first half. You end up with your heart in your throat.

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New stock for Girl Talk

Lovers of copyright infringement, free music, and body-thrashing dance parties unite. Girl Talk is back on the scene with his brand new album, All Day. As the title suggests, listeners will want to hear the songs all day, every day.