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Welcome to our 2015-2016 season!
All shows take place at The Artesian
By Daniel MacIvor
Directed by Mark Claxton
November 3-14, 2015
Never Swim Alone is a humorous satirical piece focused around a combative debate between two business suit-clad men, officiated by a lovely girl in a swim suit. The men’s shared dark secret from boyhood days plays a key role in the development of the debate and the plot line of the production. This is a wonderful Canadian piece by Daniel MacIvor.
Never Swim Alone runs November 3-14, 2015. Directed by Mark Claxton (Walled In, 2009; Grace, 2009; and Stranded, 2013), it features Jacqueline Burtney (Carousel, Stratford Festival 2015; Anything Goes, Roundabout Theatre, 2013; Jesus Christ Superstar, 2012, Stratford Festival, Broadway); Kenn McLeod (What Would Judas Do?, Golden Apple Theatre, 2012; Artistic Director, Hectic Theatre; director, Souris Valley Theatre), and Zachary Smadu (Scenes from an Actor’s Life, 2014; Some Kind of Life, 2014; and The 99, 2011).
Created, Composed & Directed by Robert Ursan
February 4-13, 2016
Love Songs: a Diatribe, created and composed by Regina’s own Robert Ursan, features Sabryn Rock (Merchant of Venice, Stratford Festival, 2014; The Three Musketeers, Stratford Festival 2014; You Can’t Take it With You, Soul Pepper Theatre, 2014).
Love Songs is a sweet, sarcastic, funny, moving and thought-provoking one-woman production. It is a call to someone special in the audience, a call to love and be loved from a very neurotic woman who has been rejected just often enough to place too much importance on the response of a man she only vaguely knows. It is a seduction, using some of the greatest poetry about love and loss from the last five centuries, set to music by Ursan. The production is by turns hysterically funny and sad beyond belief. This is the Canadian Premiere of one of Ursan’s newest works.
December 20, 2015
The “beloved” “holiday” “tradition” continues…
March 11, 2016
Saskatchewan recording artist Jeffery Straker will be performing and profiling some of his new music written for a production he is collaborating on with Kelly Jo Burke, based around stories from a Saskatchewan/Alberta summer camp for LGBT teens. The Golden Apple Theatre is in talks with these two artists to present the first staged production of their work.
Rachel Andrist is a repetiteur and orchestra keyboardist with The Canadian Opera Company and Jane Leibel has performed across Canada and the U.S., and recorded CDs and concerts for the CBC. Both are originally from Saskatchewan.