Globe Theatre News

Apr
28
Globe Theatre Society Board of Directors is currently seeking three new Board members to join our team as we embark on an ambitious project in the redevelopment of the Prince Edward Building. We are looking for dynamic, community-minded, committed individuals with experience in management, marketing and communications, finance and technology, etc. to help us steward this project to success.  At this time, we are particularly looking for those with experience in theatre and the arts,...

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Mar
16
Mar
9
I Call myself Princess offers beautiful music, humour, truth. Jani Lauzon's play I Call myself Princess gives new perspective to the life of Indigenous opera star Tsianina Redfeather at Globe Theatre. Full review here

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Mar
9
“One of the things that we were surprised to uncover was that there were hundreds of Indigenous performers at the turn of the century,” said Jani Lauzon. Full story here

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Feb
21
Busy week for our young performers in Billy Elliot the Musical! This week they have been working closely with Director and Choreographer Stephanie Graham at Youth Ballet of Saskatchewan. Thanks to CTV Regina for the great story. Watch the interview here. The cast includes Jayvn Galaura (Billy), Kelden Mackenzie (Billy), Kael McInnes (Tall Boy/Posh Boy, Understudy Billy) and Antony Salisbury (Michael Caffrey). The remainder of the cast and creative team will be announced in the coming...

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Jan
29
“Comedy has this power that invites you in,” said Judy Wensel, director of Exit, Pursued By A Bear.   Another great interview from Ashley Martin. Click here to read more on the show, hear from some of the actors and special guest Jo-Anne Dusel, executive director of the Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS).  

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Jan
29
"By the end of Exit, Pursued By A Bear, I was ready to burst into tears. Tears of relief. Of sorrow. Of joy. Mostly joy". ... "The play follows Nan Carter (portrayed by Jonelle Gunderson, who grew up in Watrous). She resolves to leave her abusive husband, Kyle (portrayed by Mike Gill, who grew up in Regina). In their cabin home outside of Atlanta, Ga., Kyle is duct taped to a chair while Nan and her two best friends literally show Kyle the error of his ways". Ashley Martin from the...

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Jan
27
"On now at Globe Theatre, the play explores the theme of intimate partner violence, but not in the way you might expect. It's actually a dark comedy". CBC show host Shauna Powers speaks to the play's director, Judy Wensel, along with Crystal Geisbrecht from PATHs (Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan). Special thanks to Shauna Powers from CBC for the excellent interview. Full interview here

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Jan
20
Click below to listen to Jenna-Lee Hyde's interview with Shauna Powers as they discuss Globe's upcoming Sandbox Series show, Every Brilliant Thing.  JAN 30 - FEB 2 Tickets only $20 (plus fees and taxes).   https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-205-saskatchewan-weekend  

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Dec
8
The University of Regina's student newspaper, the Carillon, shares a bit on Globe Theare's Cinderella. Click here for full story.  

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Dec
5
Amy Matysio is back in her hometown of Regina to play the stepmother in the Globe Theatre's Cinderella. - Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post Click here for the full interview. 

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Dec
2
“What you are about to see is not the ordinary tale of Cinderella … (This) is a tale of adventure, the stars, the sea, and magic.” - Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post Click here for the full story

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Sep
25
University of Regina School of Journalism student Julia Peterson delivered an excellent story on Globe Theatre's Chicago. Full Story here.

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Sep
17
Megan Zong returns to her home province for Globe Theatre's Chicago.  Click here for the full story.  

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Sep
13
Chicago has officially opened at Globe Theatre and Ashley Martin of the Leader-Post gives 5 reasons to see the show! Click here to read them.  

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Aug
26
The historical Prince Edwrad Building has been home to Globe Theatre for many years. It's finally time for some revitalization. Global News story here.

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Aug
26
Big thank you to Government of Canada, Province of Saskatchewan, City of Regina and our lead donors for their investment in our theatre. ‬ CBC News story here.

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Aug
26
Exciting news for the future of Globe Theatre! 620 CKRM The Source full story here. 

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Aug
7
Exclusive interviews with Billy Boot Camp Program Director Stephanie Graham, the potential candidates for Billy Elliot and more. Watch here

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Aug
7
Our 17 young artists are attending a two week intensive training program to audition for the role of Billy Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical. Read the full story here    "Just be proud that you want to be a dancer and don't let anybody push you around." - Aubrey Stewart

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Jun
21
Our long-time Artistic Director, Ruth Smillie, has officially announced her retirement. Effective June 30, 2019, Ruth will retire from the day-to-day role of Artistic Director and will assume the honorary position of Globe Theatre Artistic Director Emerita.  CJME News: Full article here

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Jun
12
Eagle Feather News shares some highlights from In Care with Director Curtis Peeteetuce and Actress Allana Dorion. Full article here

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Jun
11
Curtis Peeteetuce is directing In Care for the second time, a play about a mother's struggle to retrieve her children taken by the foster care system. A notion of hope lingers over the story, Peeteetuce mentions this show as a way to prompt difficult discussions among the community. Act 2 of the show features a talk back facilitated by a member of the community to help audience members understand the show and decompress.   Full article here

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Jun
7
The 2019 Saskatchewanderer interviews the lovely Jacqueline Burtney (Belle) from Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Full interview video here 

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Jun
3
Exclusive French interview with cast member Kelsey Howatt from Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Doris Labrie from Radio Canada!  Click here to listen to the interview (in French).

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