Theatre

Give art a chance

There are a ton of phenomenal film and theatre opportunities coming out of Queen’s these days — but it’s up to students to get involved and value the arts community.Continue...

Theatre on the radio

Theatre is thriving in Kingston, but remains inaccessible for many.Continue...

Seeing Red at the Grand

Red is many things, but it’s ultimately a story of generations locking horns.Continue...

Comedic commentary

A socialist commentary on capitalism, The Threepenny Opera, put on by the Queen’s drama department, aims to capture the essence of human interaction.Continue...

Getting past the ‘drinking party’

Queen’s Players is no longer just a drinking party.Continue...

A blast from the past

Had director Ken Weston not told me their venue, the Davies Foundation Auditorium, was a converted hockey arena, I would have never known. I could have sworn the atmosphere inside of the Leading Ladies production reflected exactly what a 1950s home would feel like.Continue...

Film facelift

The new owner of a local movie theatre is looking to attract students. Wendy Huot, a Queen’s University librarian, bought the Screening Room at 120 Princess St. this June. She said she’s hoping to add late-night screenings of horror and cult films to “encourage a different crowd and be a little
bit rowdier."Continue...

Swapping gender in Shakespeare

On June 7, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning hosted a production of Shakespeare’s Henry V that put a twist on the original.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

The case for colour conscious casting

Colour-blind casting describes the practice of holding auditions while avoiding consideration of the race or skin colour of the actors, instead focusing on their talent and experience. This method sounds like a way to establish a more even playing ground, but it presents a few problems.Continue...

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