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April 08, 2010
  Fool For Love opening salvo for Mike GriffinPDF files may take a moment to load

Intense and all-consuming desire takes to the Taking Flight festival stage at the University of Calgary in Fool For Love. The catch? The lovers are brother and sister. Don't turn away just yet. This beautiful story of passion, complications and sorrow will captivate and intrigue you.

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February 04, 2010
  Learn to mend a broken heart in Lunchbox Theatre's Mr. Fix ItPDF files may take a moment to load

Some people might think that the play Mr. Fix It is just another feel good romantic comedy -- and they're right.

Long time Calgary playwright Caroline Russell-King wrote Mr. Fix It for Lunchbox Theatre in the hopes that people will be able to "have a break, to have a laugh, that's what Lunchbox is all about."

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November 12, 2009
  Ground Zero Theatre ain't selling outPDF files may take a moment to load

Ground Zero Theatre is hoping to teach their audience something with their latest production: success and selling out are not necessarily the same thing.

Speed the Plow, written by David Mamet, is the story of Bobby Gould (Trevor Leigh), a Hollywood producer conflicted between a money-making, action-packed, soul-destroying film and an artsy picture. Ryan Luhning plays Charlie Fox, the man with everything to lose. Charlie approaches Bobby with the latest, hottest actor who is an extremely successful action hero.

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November 05, 2009
  Calgary actors air out their Dirty LaundryPDF files may take a moment to load

On Monday nights, Calgary theatres go dark to allow the actors to rest up for the week of hard work ahead. But since 1999, some brave actors have used these breaks to craft engaging and entertaining serialized improvisational theatre.

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September 24, 2009
  30 hours of non-stop sleep-deprived funPDF files may take a moment to load

Loose Moose Theater has been entertaining Calgary since its formation in 1977. As well as hitting the local scene, the group has travelled across Canada and around the world, gaining renown for innovation and excellence in improvisational comedy. Loose Moose will raise the bar in their unique genre even further when they host a 30-hour Impro Challenge featuring non-stop, sleep-deprived improvisational thea- ter which will certainly create some entertaining results.

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June 11, 2009
  Ignite! explodes into CalgaryPDF files may take a moment to load

Sage Theatre's Ignite! Festival is all about showcasing the outstanding talents of an eclectic group of emerging professional artists from all over Canada. Situated in artistically booming Calgary, it offers an opportunity for both diversely talented artists and devoted art appreciators to network and explore what Canadian artists have to offer in the areas of dance, theatre, visual arts and music.

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May 21, 2009
  Musical Evil Dead a bloody good timePDF files may take a moment to load

Rebecca Northan, who stars as Annie in Evil Dead: The Musical, found her love of theatre doing improvisation in Calgary's own Loose Moose Theatre when she was 16 and it remains one of her favourite venues to perform in.

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April 02, 2009
  Festival helps student artists take flightPDF files may take a moment to load

A performance festival completely run by students. The notion, at first glance, could ring to some as the painful exercise of a rag-tag bunch of "future performers" taking the show out of their parents' basements and onto the stage. The University of Calgary drama department's fifth-annual Taking Flight festival proves otherwise, as artists from the program showcase their polished and hard-worked productions over the course of two weeks.

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