Globe Theatre News

Mar
2
Britainy Zapshalla of Brit's Picks in Saskatoon interviews Kelley Jo Burke and Jeffery Straker, co-creators of the new musical Us.  For the full article, click here.

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Mar
2
Jeff DeDekker of the Leader-Post reviews the world premiere of the brand-new, award-winning musical, Us. Read the full article here.

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Mar
1
  Oh, The Places You Will Go!   Globe Theatre is pleased to announce that they have been selected as the beneficiary of the annual RCMP Charity Ball, with funds raised being allocated to the Globe Theatre School Educational Development Fund.   Saturday, April 28th, 2018 RCMP Academy Drill Hall – Dewdney Ave. and McCarthy Blvd.     For more information about this event, click here.

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Feb
26
Saskatchewan Arts Board interviews Co-creators Kelley Jo Burke and Jeffery Straker about their brand-new, award-winning musical, Us, premiering March 1st, 2018. Click here to read the full article.

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Feb
23
Jeff DeDekker of the Leader-Post interviews Kelley Jo Burke and Jeffery Straker, Co-creators of the brand-new, award-winning musical Us. Read the full article here.

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Feb
23
Cameron Chomyn, Facilitator of the Globe Theatre Improv for Autism class, talks with CBC News about the many skills the program teaches to those on the autism spectrum, as well as the development, progress, and future plans of the program. Click here  to see the full article.

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Feb
23
Globe Theatre is pleased to announce that Andrew Ritchie is the new Director for the Globe Theatre School and Co-ordinator of the Shumiatcher Sandbox Series. Andrew Ritchie takes over as Theatre School Director from Shaunna Dunn, who has taken on a new position with Common Weal Community Arts. Originally from Edmonton, Andrew Ritchie is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Bachelor of Arts and the Citadel Theatre/Banff Centre’s Professional Theatre Program.  Andrew recently completed a...

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Feb
13
Kelley Jo Burke and Jeffery Straker sit down with Sabeen Ahmad of CTV Morning Live and discuss the upcoming production of Us running February 28th - March 18th. Click here to see the full interview.

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Feb
1
Sabeen Ahmad of CTV Morning Live sat down with Al Braatz to discuss the current production of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story happening at the Casino Regina Show Lounge until February 10th. Click here to see the full interview.

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Jan
31
Jeff DeDekker of Regina's Leader-Post was in the audience during last night's opening performance of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story at the Casino Regina Show Lounge. He discusses the talent of the performers, the story of Buddy Holly, and how this production differs from other Globe Theatre shows by being on a proscenium stage. To read the full review, click here.

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Jan
30
Are you pursuing a career in the theatre?  Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned veteran, we invite you to submit for the General Auditions for our 2018-2019 season.  Auditions will be held on Monday, February 26th, 2018 (CAEA Members Only) and Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 (Non-Union).  Actors are invited to apply for an audition time by sending an electronic copy of their resumé and headshot to auditions@globetheatrelive.com (please include ‘General Auditions’ in the subject...

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Jan
29
Jeff DeDekker of the Leader-Post chats with Danny Balkwill, Director of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story. Balkwill talks about how this experience will differ from the highly successful version held on Globe Theatre’s Main Stage back in 2012, the multi-talented cast involved in the production and how he’s confident people will “fall in love” with Al Braatz, who tackles the role of Buddy Holly.   Click Here for the full article. 

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Jan
24
Sabeen Ahmad of Regina's CTV Morning Live interviews Jeff Irving from Around the World in 80 Days and talks about various aspects of the show and how it feels for Jeff to be performing on his hometown stage. To view the news story, click here.

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Jan
19
Globe Theatre set for an adventure of epic proportions. Jeff DeDekker from Regina's Leader-Post sat down with the Director of Around the World in 80 Days, Ruth Smillie, who is also CEO and Artistic Director of Globe Theatre, to discuss the many similarities between Jules Verne's 1873 novel and today's modern age. For the full article, click here.

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Jan
19
Time flies when you're having fun! Jeff DeDekker from Regina's Leader-Post attends opening night of Around the World in 80 Days, directed by Ruth Smillie, CEO and Artistic Director of Globe Theatre, and discusses various aspects of the show, such as the set design, costumes, characters, and more. For the full article, click here.

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Jan
18
A musical written in Regina about young people at an LGBT summer camp has received a national award from the Playwrights Guild of Canada. Creators Kelley Jo Burke and Jeffery Straker received the Stage West Pechet Musical Award for their musical Us at a gala in Toronto on Sunday night. To read the full article, click here

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Dec
19
Globe Theatre is excited to reveal the lineup for our 2018 Shumiatcher Sandbox Series!   Click here for information on the full list of shows. 

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Nov
29
Ethan Williams of the Carillon newspaper writes "What would the holiday season be without sitting around the fireplace, drinking a mugful of hot chocolate, and watching classic Christmas movies? For many, the holiday season wouldn’t be quite the same. The same can be said about some who simply can’t miss Globe Theatre’s annual Christmas shows, and this year they are putting on a production that definitely shouldn’t be missed."   Click here for the full...

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Nov
23
CTV interviews Ruth Smillie and Misty-Lee Selinger about the Relaxed Performance of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol happening on November 25th at 2:00 pm.     Click here for the full article.

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Nov
20
980 CJME highlights Oliver Becker who will be playing Ebenezer Scrooge in Globe Theatre's production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Click here  for the full article.  

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Nov
17
Jeff DeDekker of the Leader-Post interviews Kelli Fox, Director of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, and talks about the magic of the production and why this holiday classic is still as relevant today as it was 175 years ago.   Click here for the full article.  

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Nov
16
A musical written in Regina about young people at an LGBT summer camp has received a national award from the Playwrights Guild of Canada.   Click here for the full article. 

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Sep
25
Jeff Dedekker from The Leader-Post sat down with Director Greg Ochitwa to discuss the details of what can be expected from the wildly popular theatrical production of Bittergirl – The Musical!    Click here for the full interview. 

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Jun
26
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...

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Jun
8
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...

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