The Shakespeare Company

Notice of AGM 2017

June 5, 2017   Notice of Annual General Meeting     The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2017 Annual General Meeting for the Shakespeare Company Theatre-in-the-Round Guild. All members and interested parties are welcome to attend. DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: McTavish Room one18empire Marriott Hotel 820 Centre Street...

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The Macbeth Curse: A History

Macbeth is known for being more than just a Shakespearean play. It has a bizarre and dangerous past that haunts it since its premiere back in the 1600's. Let's take a look at that history.   The First Performance All we have is legend concerning the first performance,...

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The Mysteries of Macbeth

One has to admit, Macbeth has it all: Witchcraft, dying monarchs, ghosts that just don't quit and murderous blue bloods, truly a gamut of goodies. However, these wonderful surface theatrics serve only as vehicles to the true story of the play itself.   Let's delve into four very...

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Emerging Artist: Jacob Lesiuk

This past month, we had the pleasure of seeing Jacob Lesiuk take on the role of D'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers. What many may not have known is that Jacob is one of our Emerging Artists, an actor who has come far and fast into...

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Original Score to The Three Musketeers

Did you enjoy the music to The Three Musketeers?   Chad Blain of SinTaxErrors Studios, a co-op of dedicated artists focused on sound design and composition for theatre, TV and film projects, has created a great musical landscape that you can now relive!   [soundcloud id='314444873' height='false']  ...

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The Pursuit of Love

What would you do for love?     It's an old, old question, and in the world of romantic tales, one that goes back to the beginning of time.  Let's face it, Shakespeare was the father of rom coms.  If there is anyone on this planet that truly...

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Richard III – Trailer

We worked with local company Road West Pictures to create this chilling trailer for Richard III. One of Shakespeare's most hated villains, Richard is cold and calculated in his quest for the throne.   Richard III runs from September 23 - October 8 in The Stuido at Vertigo...