Art
By Yasmina Reza
Translated by Christopher Hampton

May 9 – June 4, 2017

 

MEET THE COMPANY

DAVID CHRISTOFFEL

Role: Serge Neptune: The Devil’s Disciple, High School Musical. Other TheatreOverruled, Counsellor-at-Law, The Millionairess (Shaw Festival); MacBeth (Globe Theatre). Film/TV: Mr. D, The Healer (Topsail); Relative Happiness (Ivy Cottage Productions); The Book of Negroes (CBC); Hard Drive (Hard Drive Productions); Stone Cold, Death in Paradise, Benefit of the Doubt (Cliffwood Productions); River King (IMX); Dive from Clausen's Pier (Magic Rock). Graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.

 

ROB McCLURE

Role: Marc Neptune: Debut Other Theatre: The Drawer Boy, The Odd Couple, Looking (Drayton); The Beaux Stratagem, The Two Gentlemen Of Verona (Stratford Festival). Other credits include The Second City, and directing The Small Miracle (Smile Theatre). Film/TV: Queer As Folk (Warner Bros.); Doc (Pebblehut); Goosebumps (Protocol).

 

JEFF SCHWAGER

Role: Yvan Neptune: The Comedy of Errors, The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum, Intimate Apparel (Merritt Award); Peter Pan, Great Expectations, The Game of Love and Chance. Other Theatre: Liberation Days, The Tempest, Lysistrata, As You Like It, The Illiad, Beowulf, The Crucible (Two Planks); Constellations (Keep Good Company); MacBeth (WillPower); Tompkinsville, Messenger (Eastern Front); Shakespeare on Trial (Off the Leash); Tom Smith’s Stupid Xmas (SBTS); Ghosts (LunaSea); Venus in Fur, The Motor Trade (Festival Antigonish).

 

GEORGE POTHITOS

Role: Director/Design Concept Neptune: ONCE, Miracle on 34th Street, Beauty and the Beast, Shrek The Musical, Great Expectations, The Addams Family, Billy Bishop, Into The Woods, Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, The Comedy of Errors, Legally Blonde, The Importance of Being Earnest, ELF, Sweeney Todd, La Cage aux Folles, West Side Story, Blithe Spirit, Romeo & Juliet, Peter Pan. This is George’s eighth season as Neptune Theatre’s Artistic Director. Other theatres include The National Arts Centre; the Tarragon Theatre, Passe Muraille, the Royal Alexandra Theatre and Mirvish Productions.

 

LEIGH ANN VARDY

Role: Lighting Designer Neptune: Recently I, Claudia, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams (Artistic Fraud); Salt Baby (Globe Theatre); Jesus Christ Superstar (Mayfield). Other Theatre: Recent favorite projects include As You Like It, The Diary of Anne Frank (Stratford); Metamorphoses (National Arts Centre); Anne of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival); The God That Comes (2b theatre). When not designing, Leigh Ann teaches at the National Theatre School of Canada.

 

INGRID RISK

Role: Stage Manager Neptune: Small Things (MRT); Drowning Girls (DMV); RED, Bingo! Other Theatre: LunaSea Theatre (The Donahue Sisters); Mulgrave Road Theatre (Watching Glory Die); Ship’s Company Theatre (Chasing Champions + four consecutive seasons); Kazan Co-Op (The Weekend Healer) Ingrid also splits her time as a Lighting Designer and has received two Theatre Nova Scotia Merritt Awards for her work.

 

About The Playwright

Yasmina Reza

Yasmina Reza is a French playwright and novelist, based in Paris, whose works have all been multi-award-winning, critical and popular international successes, produced worldwide and translated into 35 languages. She has written seven plays (CONVERSATIONS AFTER A BURIAL, THE PASSAGE OF WINTER, "ART," THE UNEXPECTED MAN, LIFE X 3, A SPANISH PLAY, GOD OF CARNAGE, HOW YOU TALK THE GAME) and 6 novels ("Hammerklavier," "Une Desolation (Desolation)," "Adam Haberberg," "Dans la Luge d'Arthur Schopenhauer," "Nulle Part" and "L'Aube, le Soir ou la Nuit (Dawn Dusk or Night)"). Films include: "Le Pique-Nique de Lulu Kreutz," directed by Didier Martiny and "Chicas," written and directed by the author.

Where ghosts from the past take a haunting toll on today

This sinister play delivers a story of shocking twists and supernatural turns sure to leave you questioning even those closest to you.

October 17 -
November 5, 2017

A moving interpretation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s final night

A reimagining of Dr. King's final hours as he confronts his destiny and legacy.

February 27 -
March 18, 2018

2017/18 Bonus Features

A Christmas Carol (Nov 28-Dec 24)

Makayla Lynn (Jan 18-21)

Port Cities (Feb 16-17)

Echos of Time (Apr 20-21)

A Christmas tradition comes alive on stage!

Make a visit to Bedford Falls for the timeless message that faith, hope and family make life truly wonderful.

Get into the Christmas spirit
November 21 -
December 31, 2017

A mother. A daughter. Three possible Dads.

Dance along to the music of ABBA in this ultimate feel-good show, seen by over 60 million dancing fans in more than 40 countries!

Begins April 10, 2018!

It's A Wonderful Night Reopening Gala

Join us as we celebrate the reopening of Fountain Hall.

November 24, 2017