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.

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October 17 -
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A moving interpretation of Mather 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

A ceilidh-style celebration of a Canadian musical legend

Join Geordie Brown and celebrate the legacy of a true Canadian legend.

This Summer: July 18 -
September 3, 2017

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!

An unflinching look at the reality of 21st Century farming and life

This docudrama looks at life within the context of business, philosophy and biotechnology.

October 17 -
November 5, 2017