Globe Theatre News
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 6 times in 6 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.
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