Globe Theatre News

Dec
19
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Georgia:  I would have to say Sally (and not just because I play her in the show :P).  She is a bright, positive, strong-willed young girl with wisdom beyond her years.  My favourite part about Sally is that she isn't afraid to stand tall to the authority figures in her life.  Those who knew me as a child (Mom), know this is very similar to me growing up.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Georgia:  The...

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Dec
17
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Katie:  I think I'm probably most like Marcie, who is an avid learner and chooses very few moments to yell in someone's face.  Strangely, when I tell people who I'm playing, they often reply with, "Of couuuurse!"  Hm.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Katie:  I was married in Regina!  To Danny Balkwill, our mind-blowing multi-instrumentalist, who grew up here.  It was a pretty major musical event; our...

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Dec
15
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Ben:  Funny enough, Linus.  He's always in pursuit of knowledge and the truth behind every theory.  He's usually pretty quiet and collected in the group, yet is an incredibly loyal friend; even if it means being the downer that reminds you of the hard truth when you need it.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Ben:  This is my first time in Regina, and we haven't had much time to explore, but it has a...

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Dec
12
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Neil:  I most identify with Snoopy, a showman, who likes to share his joy with others.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Neil:  I love the architecture in Regina.  I love beautiful older buildings.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Neil:  If I had a superpower it would be flight.  I still think I'll learn how to fly some day.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness...

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Dec
10
Under the direction of Judy Wensel, the Regina Public Library is the inspiration for a new piece of theatre; providing both the content and the context for the performance. This site-specific performance will lead both audience and actors through a unique and responsive theatre experience. The Youth Company is an ensemble of young adults that have been creating together at the Globe Theatre School for several years. The performance begins at Regina's Central Library at 7pm.  Admission is...

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Dec
10
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Victor:  Schroeder, obviously.  He's just so zen.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Victor:  The tropical breeze.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Victor:  The ability to detect rare video games at garage sales.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Victor:  ...being part of such a generous and talented cast and...

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Dec
8
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Chris:  I have to say Charlie Brown.  Time and time again throughout the rehearsal process, I kept doing "Charlie Brown" type things....  I'd like to think I have slightly more confidence than him, but who knows?   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Chris:  So far...the food.  There are some awesome restaurants we've hit so far.  Victoria's Tavern has become our second home, but Flip and The Diplomat have...

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Dec
5
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Danny:  Snoopy!  I like being around others, having fun and being a bit sarcastic from time to time.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Danny:  I was born and raised in Regina, so my favourite thing when I return is the feeling of being home and seeing family!   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Danny:  SUPER AWESOMENESS!!   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Danny:...

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Dec
3
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Greg:  The Teacher.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Greg:  The Yee Toy Confectionary.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Greg:  Teleportation.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Greg:  ...the sound of laughter.

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Dec
1
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Kenilee:  Lucy.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Kenilee:  Regina is home!  My family and friends are here.  In regards to attractions:  Wascana Park is always great, the Globe (of course), the Artesian, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina Red Sox games.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Kenilee:  I'd love to be able to fly.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness...

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Nov
28
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Tracy:  I can see myself in each of the six Peanuts characters in the production, but Lucy is probably MOST like me.  Sigh.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Tracy:  My favourite thing about Regina is a toss up between the Globe (Production Hang Out #1) and Slow Food Pub (Production Hang Out #2).   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Tracy:  You would think, being a stage manager, my...

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Nov
26
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Tristan:  Schroeder.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Tristan:  Green Spot Cafe cinnamon buns.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Tristan:  Flight.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Tristan:  ...a peaceful night on a quiet lake with a campfire.  

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Nov
24
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Bonnie:  I think I am most like Snoopy.  He knows the importance of home, is loyal to those who are kind to him, loves all creatures and especially loves to dance.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Bonnie:  I love the prairie skies and how easy it is to get around.  I also find the people at the theatre very welcoming.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Bonnie:  I would like the...

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Nov
21
CTV was at Globe this week to find out what it takes to build an entire set out of cardboard.  Watch the behind-the-scenes coverage here.

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Nov
21
Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Jennifer:  Lucy   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Jennifer:  Rusty the Elephant.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Jennifer:  Lightning speed.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Jennifer:  ... a big glass of red wine!

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Nov
19
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Craig:  Charlie Brown - I mess up a LOT - but my heart is in the right place even when my head is out to lunch.  Plus, I used to have a beagle I was very fond of.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Craig:  The people that live here.  And the Riders.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Craig:  I would love the ability to heal sick people - from physical and emotional ailments.  Oh...

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Nov
18
  Globe:  Which Peanuts character do you think is most like you? Max:  Pig Pen.   Globe:  What is your favourite thing about Regina? Max:  The tennis club near the legislature building - actually the people at the tennis club.   Globe:  If you had a superpower, what would it be? Max:  The power to make people laugh.   Globe:  Complete this sentence:  Happiness is... Max:  ...texts from my kids.

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Nov
17
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader Post was here November 15th to see You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Find out what he thought of this classic comic strip coming to life here.

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Nov
14
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader Post was here for a sneak peek of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Watch it here.   

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Nov
6
Max Reimer understood that he would be facing some challenges by stepping into the director's chair for the Globe Theatre production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Reimer has great material to work with - the musical is based on the Peanuts comic strip penned by Charles Schultz. The comic strip ran from Oct. 2, 1950 until Feb. 13, 2000 and was featured in 2,600 newspapers in 75 countries. Read the rest of Jeff Dedekker's interview with Reimer here.

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Nov
4
When we look at Charlie Brown, we laugh, but it is a laugh of recognition. We recognize ourselves in these characters. We see these things in ourselves, and people we know. We laugh and find it humorous because of the truth in it."  Max Reimer talked to Regina's Verb Magazine about bringing the famous Peanuts comic strip to life on Globe Theatre's Main Stage.  Read the full article here.  

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Oct
29
    Award winning set designer, Jennifer Goodman, was offered a great challenge with creating the environment for You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Working within the iconic world that Charles Schultz created allows for tremendous inspiration and loving interpretation. To shape the feeling of a comic strip brought to life, Goodman used several techniques: Textures and Colour – Goodman has stayed true to the printing techniques of yesteryear by having flat colours deepened by dot...

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Sep
25
  Jeff Dedekker interviews Much Ado About Nothing director Marti Maraden about "calming the fear of Shakespeare".   Maraden explains that the cast and crew are "working very, very hard to make the characters human and true and their dilemmas really fun".  Read the full article here.   

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Sep
15
  PATSY CLINE! Well, our tour has come to an end. It’s been such a crazy and wonderful time for us. All of our experiences have made all of us so grateful to know each other. Devra Straker, our “Patsy” says this: Our Lloydminster show was a wonderful closing to our tour - beautiful theatre and stellar audience. It was sad to see our tour come to an end. What a wonderful experience. Thank you to all the venues and audiences - you made it all worthwhile. I am grateful to have had the...

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Sep
9
The Patsy Band! Here we are, once again in Swift Current, our rest stop on the way down to Shaunavon for the show on Tuesday night. This time, I’d like to highlight the band members for you. Leading the bunch of them is our Musical Director, Craig Salkeld. He directs the musical elements of the show as well as playing piano for each performance. On drums and back-up vocals is Mike Thompson. Craig and Mike have performed the show previously and were excited to do it all again in a tour...

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