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August 08, 2012
  Play review: How Not To Get LaidPDF files may take a moment to load

At some point in all of our lives, we experience problems in the areas of dating, relationships, love and sex — or most likely a combination of these. How Not To Get Laid is a play that teaches exactly what its title suggests, with two actors who take turns in a series of short, humorous solo performances which explore some dating and relationship mishaps that many people can probably relate to.

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November 01, 2012
  Play review: Love of the NightingalePDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary’s department of drama’s latest production, The Love of the Nightingale by Timberlake Wertenbaker, is an intriguing adaptation of an Ancient Greek story that addresses timeless themes of gender roles, violence and silence. Running from October 23 to November 3 at the University Theatre, the director Alyssa Bradac has woven the script into an exciting, disturbing and unexpectedly funny interpretation that touches on many problems we still face today. 


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October 25, 2012
  Play review: Theatre Calgary’s Pride and PrejudicePDF files may take a moment to load

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the classic love story that has resonated for decades, is now being performed at Theatre Calgary. This adaptation, written by playwright Janet Munsil and directed by Dennis Garnhum, is a remarkable comedy of manners.


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