Globe Theatre News
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.
Week 1 of Million Dollar Quartet comes to an end at Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon, and audiences are raving about this electrifying musical production. Thia James of the Star Phoenix tells you what to expect from this amazing show. Click here to find out more!
Four brave Globe Theatre employees have signed up for the most fun charity event of the summer, Casino Regina and Moose Jaw’s Charity Championship! The Outreach Rangers will run, bounce and climb their way to the finish line in an effort to raise $10,000 for Globe Theatre School’s Educational Outreach Program. This incredibly impactful program was founded to combat the inaccessibility of arts education in underfunded community schools. To learn more about this important work in our...
The Leader-Post writes about the return of A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline. Showing at the Casino Regina Show Lounge June 9-18. Read the article.
Opening week of The Ladies Foursome was a success! Jeff Dedekker says that "while serious subjects are touched upon during the production, it is first and foremost a comedy". Norm Foster uses his classic comedic touch, creating a production that "is stuffed with laughs". Click the link to read Jeff's whole review. http://ow.ly/xbX1300JBcZ
Globe Theatre's final production in our 2015-2016 season, The Ladies Foursome, opens this week! Jeff Dedekker of The Leader-Post interviews the show's director, Max Reimer, who tells us why he loves being a part of this hilarious play. http://leaderpost.com/entertainment/local-arts/globe-theatre-anxious-to-tee-up-the-ladies-foursome The Ladies Foursome runs May 25 - June 12.
Thank you to the Government of Canada for the historic investment in the Canada Council for the Arts and the significant support for cultural infrastructure announced in the 2016 federal budget. This funding will be transformational for arts organizations and artists and the communities that they serve. To find out more about the funding the federal budget has given the Canada Council for the Arts, visit http://ow.ly/103eb2
Back by popular demand, Ring of Fire is heating up the Casino Regina Show Lounge March 8 - 12. Only two more evenings to catch the show! Jeff Dedekker gives you all the need to know details about the show. http://leaderpost.com/entertainment/local-arts/globe-theatres-ring-of-fire-set-for-return-to-casino-regina
Globe Theatre has been able to welcome Kelli Fox to the round as director of both The Drowning Girls and The Hound of the Baskervilles. For anyone having seen either of these magnificent productions, it is no surprise her work has been recognized. Congratulations to Kelli Fox for being awarded the prestigious Gina Wilkinson Prize. http://leaderpost.com/entertainment/local-arts/kelli-fox-honoured-by-the-gina-wilkinson-prize
Globe Theatre is excited to unveil their 2016-2017 theatre season. Ruth Smillie, Artistic Director and CEO of Globe Theatre, sits down with Jeff Dedekker of The Leader-Post to discuss the upcoming productions. "Whether it's music, fantasy, drama or tackling social issues, Globe Theatre will be covering a lot of territory with its 2016-17 season" - Jeff Dedekker Read more about the thrilling new theatre season by clicking the link...
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader Post interviews The Secret Mask director Marti Maraden, as well as Oliver Becker who plays the father in the production. Opening night is this evening, Thursday March 2nd at 7:30. Read more at http://leaderpost.com/entertainment/local-arts/globe-theatre-heading-on-a-poignant-journey-with-the-secret-mask Tickets are still available! Call 306-525-6400 or visit our online Box Office at www.globetheatrelive.com to reserve your seats.
"Sherlock Holmes might be the world's best detective, but it turns out he also has a keen sense of humour." - Jeff Dedekker Leader Post journalist Jeff Dedekker interviews Kevin Kruchkywich, who plays Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles. Together they outline everything you will need to know about the amazingly athletic performance, the 15 diverse characters played by only three actors, and the side-splittingly funny script you have to look forward to when attending this...
A Tribute to Jerry Franken Jerry Franken died on January 15, 2016, at the age of 68. For audiences, staff and fellow actors, Jerry Franken was one of the most beloved actors who worked at Globe Theatre over the years. His work on the stage was honest and deeply felt. Each character he created was unique. He was a craftsman, an artist, a storyteller. He defined himself as an actor and not a performer. In his words, “Acting is important. Learn how to act. Performance is just being...
Jeff Dedekker of the Leader Post had a chance to sit down with the director of The Hound of the Baskervilles, Kelli Fox to discuss all the antics of rehearsing and directing this high energy, comedic show. "When Jeff Irving, Kevin Kruchkywich and Michael Spencer-Davis signed on for Globe Theatre's production of The Hound of the Baskervilles, there's a good chance they weren't completely aware of what was in store for them." - Jeff Dedekker Click here and read first hand about what these...
Quelemia Sparrow makes her Globe Theatre debut in Then Snow Queen in the dual roles of Freya and Hyrokkin. BIO Globe Theatre: Debut Other Theatre: The Jessie Richardson Award-winning production of Our Town (Osimous Theatre); The Edward Curtis Project (Great Canadian Theatre Company/National Arts Centre); The Penelopiad, August: Osage County (Arts Club Theatre); Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout (Firehall Arts Centre); Where the Blood Mixes (Vancouver Playhouse/Western Canada...
Jacey Fahlman is one of ten Saskatchewan based artists involved in The Snow Queen. She joins the company as the Apprentice Stage Manager. BIO Globe Theatre: The Drowning Girls Other Theatre: The Birds, Backstory, The Philistines (University of Regina); Taking Steps, Charlotte’s Web (Regina Little Theatre); Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein (Prairie Skies Musical Theatre); Dry Streak (Souris Valley Theatre). Upcoming: Romeo & Juliet (Globe Theatre). Other: Jacey is taking a year...
A fixture in the Saskatchewan theatre community, Jamie Lee Shebelski finally makes her Globe Theatre debut as Gerda, one of the courageous elves in The Snow Queen. BIO Globe Theatre: Debut Other Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest (Persephone Theatre); Gordon Winter (Prairie Scene – National Arts Centre); Othello (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan); The Alchemist (Dancing Sky Theatre); The Secret Garden (Western Canada Theatre); Silence (Northern Light Theatre); Perfect...
Kenilee Kehler has worked on countless productions at Globe Theatre and we are always happy to have her back! She joins the company of The Snow Queen as the Assistant Stage Manager. BIO Globe Theatre: Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, Salt Baby, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Much Ado About Nothing, Sleeping Beauty, The Last Resort, A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline, Robin Hood, Shakespeare’s Will, Conrad-Roy: Daffily Ever After. Other Theatre: Othello, Mary Stuart...
Christina Persson joins the cast of The Snow Queen in the unique role of Understudy, covering the roles of Skadi, Freya, Hyrokkin, Magda and Dagda, in case an actor falls ill. BIO Globe Theatre: Pride and Prejudice, Conrad-Roy: Daffily Ever After, By Candlelight: A Fusion Project, Fusion 2011. Other Theatre: Our Four Walls (MuD Collective) Film & Television: Adam and Amy (Short), Modern Mimes (Short), Others (Indigo Joseph Music Video) Other: Christina is an actor,...
Christine Oakey has travelled around the world for her career but she joins Globe Theatre for the first time as Stage Manager for The Snow Queen. BIO Globe Theatre: Debut Other Theatre: Touring Stage Manager: Eight tours with Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia including tours to China, Singapore, South Korea, across Canada and the USA, three tours with 2b theatre company including tours throughout the Maritimes and Western Australia. Stage Manager: Macbeth (Willpower Off the...