Globe Theatre News
This past Saturday was Globe Theatre's first ever Relaxed and Audio-Described performance, which was all about creating a space for anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre experience. This particular show was adapted for families with small children, patrons with vision loss, individuals with accessibility needs and those who have sensory and communicative disorders including those on the autism spectrum. Amanda Boyd, who attended the show, said that "it's really nice that...
Globe Theatre is committed to providing opportunities for all patrons to enjoy a live theatre experience and is hosting both an English-ASL interpretation of the performance on June 21 and a Relaxed and Audio-Described matinee on June 24. Both performances are open to all patrons but will provide services tailored to those with specific needs. The ASL interpretation provides a translation of the performance for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Relaxed and Audio-Described...
Opening night of Disney's The Little Mermaid is finally here! Jeff Dedekker from The Leader-Post sat down with Stephanie Sy (Ariel) and Stephanie Graham (Director and Choreographer) to discuss details of what can be expected from the theatrical production of this Disney classic. Graham says that "when you're at [Globe], you can't do what's been done before...all the lovely stuff that everybody knows about the movie and will remember will be there, but of course there will be new stuff as...
Globe Theatre officially announces its first Relaxed and Audio-Described Performance during the performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid on Saturday, June 24 at 2 PM. A Relaxed Performance is open to everyone, but the environment has been specifically adapted for individuals with autism, individuals with sensory and communication disorders, families with small children, and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment. The performance will be adapted in a variety of ways in...
Tonight is the opening night of the powerhouse musical tribute to seven legendary women of jazz, Key Change. Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post was able to chat with creator and lead vocalist of the show, Nicky Lawrence, and the production's director, Stephanie Graham. Lawrence and Graham delve into Key Change's journey from script to stage, giving us the details of what can be expected from this breathtaking performance. Click here for a video clip from the show, interview with...
Mac Brock of the Carillon sat down with Mara Gottler, Costume Designer for The Last Wife and Robyn Sanderson, who plays Elizabeth I (Bess) in the production. "'With the help of modern dress,' Robyn says, “it is scary how easily transferrable to our current society this story is,' referring to the parallels of misogyny and corrupted power in both Henry VIII’s reign and America’s current political environment." Click here to read the entire interview. The Last Wife runs at Globe...
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post interviews Ruth Smillie about Globe Theatre's thrilling 2017-2018 season. Click here to read the full article.
Globe Theatre is excited to announce the 2017-2018 season. Our Box Office Manager Sonia, Company Manager Dawn Bergstrom and Artistic Director and CEO Ruth Smillie discuss the current and future shows at Globe Theatre. Click here to view the full feature.
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post sits down with Director of The Last Wife, Anita Rochon. Anita tells us what we can expect from this modern imagining of the relationship between Katherine Parr and King Henry VIII. Anita says that it is an interesting time to be consuming and creating art, as "we have just seen some pretty remarkable questions about female empowerment during the U.S. election". Read the full interview with award-winning Director, Anita Rochon by clicking...
Caitlin Taylor from the School of Journalism at the University of Regina had the chance to sit down with Antia Rochon, Director of The Last Wife and Sabryn Rock, the actress who plays Katherine Parr in the production. "It doesn't resemble a Shakespeare; it doesn't resemble a historic drama. It resembles interpersonal, domestic drama with really smart, incisive writing," says Anita. "We're looking at inequality that exists within this time period, it allows us to...confront what we are...
Opening night of Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story was a huge success! CTV Regina was able to chat with Theo Fleury prior to the start of the production, and hear his thoughts on what it's like to see his life laid out on stage. Fleury is incredibly proud of Shaun Smyth, the actor who portrays the hockey star. He enjoys travelling to see the show, having seen Playing with Fire six times in six different cities, and views it as a way to support Smyth in his role. Read the whole...
Globe Theatre is proud to have been a part of Regina's artistic community for over 50 years. With a half century of history on our stage, how much do you really know about Globe? Tourism Regina gives you some not-so-common bits of knowledge about the Queen City's theatre-in-the-round. Click here to see their list.
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post interviews the star, and lone actor in Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story, Shaun Smyth. Having played Theo Fleury in the production many times before, Shaun has become more comfortable with the character and the incredible life Theo led. It's also an interesting play to be a part of because the topic and characters are real; the story is ever changing. Click here to read the full interview.
Ruth Smillie, Globe Theatre's Artistic Director, tells you what to expect from Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story "It's very upbeat, it's exciting...it's [Shaun Smyth as Theo] talking about his own journey as a human being and as an athlete." Ruth goes on to say that this motivational story taking us through Theo's struggle results in the NHL legend being an inspiration for all of us. To see the entire interview, click here.
Eagle Feather News interviews Falen Johnson and Dakota Hebert about the incredible production, Salt Baby. As the playwright, Falen calls this production 'semi-autobiographical', as a lot of Salt Baby's struggles stem from Falen's personal experience. Dakota, playing the title character of Salt Baby, finds that she too relates to the identity crisis, knowing what it's like to not know where or how to fit in. Read more by clicking here.
Being able to see Salt Baby grow as a production has been an incredible experience for the show's Director, Yvette Nolan. She talks to the Saskatchewan Arts Board about how Salt Baby continues to be "the little show that could." Read more here.
Six Nations playwright, Falen Johnson, describes Salt Baby as semi-autobiographical as many of Salt Baby's struggles stemmed from Falen's. Like real life, Salt Baby is a combination of laugh-out-loud funny and a little heartbreaking, as the title character tries to find her place in society. Read more of what to expect from this astounding show, by clicking here.
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post interviews Salt Baby Director, Yvette Nolan and cast member who plays the title role, Dakota Hebert. Together, these women describe why Salt Baby is a must-see, and a relatable tale for anyone who has struggled with their own self-discovery. From the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series, to the Globe Theatre Main Stage, Salt Baby is a heartwarming and humorous look at one woman's struggle to find her place in society. While Salt Baby does tackle tough issues like...
Opening night of Peter and the Starcatcher was a huge success! Thank-you to all who were able to join us. Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post saw the show, and tells you exactly what you can expect from this incredible production. Click here to read more! Don't miss out on the fun! Purchase ticket for this hilarious prequel to Peter Pan by clicking here
Director of Peter and the Starcatcher, and Globe Theatre Artistic Associate, Kelli Fox, chats with Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post. "The gift of the play is that it states from the outset that we’re going to ask the audience to do some work in their own imaginations,” [explains] Fox. “Almost the stated goal of the play from the first lines are: ‘Use your imagination. Come with us on a journey.’" Click here to read more about why this wildly whimsical and absurdly funny play is a...
A Round for Fifty Years: A History of Regina's Globe Theatre was written by current Saskatchewan Poet Laureate, Gerry Hill. As an accomplished storyteller, Gerry outlines the journey of how Regina's old city hall became the go-to place for all things live. The book captures never-before-compiled historical information including behind-the-scenes details, costume and set designs, show poster artwork and archive photos. Sask Book Reviews give you all the details of this...
Million Dollar Quartet has extended, again! Due to popular demand, this incredible musical sensation will be playing at Globe Theatre until October 23rd. Click here to read about the show's cast and the toe-tapping tunes that make this production such a party.
Opening night of Million Dollar Quartet was a huge success! With an almost sold out show, it made for quite the party. Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post tells you what to expect from this incredible production. To read why Million Dollar Quartet is a must-see, click here.
Million Dollar Quartet opens this week! Jeff Dedekker of the Leader-Post interviews Danny Balkwill, the production's Director and Musical Director. Read more here.
Neither Heroes Nor Ordinary People opens tonight on the Shumiatcher Open Stage (Shu-Box) at the University of Regina. This production is nothing short of amazing. Those on stage tell their own versions of the truth of what it's like to live with a disability in today's society. Laugh-out-loud funny, heart-wrenching and exhilarating, Neither Heroes Nor Ordinary People is a must-see. Ashley Martin from the Leader-Post interviews the cast. To read more, click here.