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Baby on Board at The Merchant of Venice

Baby on Board at The Merchant of Venice   By Jamie Konchak (Portia) December 2019     I could not possibly have known what the experience would be like when Haysam [Kadri] called up several months ago, when I was still pregnant, and I agreed to do the show. All I...

Artistic Directors Note on Julius Caesar

We are sharing our Artistic Director's note from the Julius Caesar program. A great way to start off the season!     Shakespearean drama often dealt with the eternal conflict between fate and free will. Through his characters, Shakespeare addressed the universal human conflict between submitting to fate and exercising...

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...

A Handy Guide To Homicide In Richard III

Richard III: A Handy Guide to Homicide   Warning: Spoilers ahead.   This quick guide can help you keep track of who is who in Shakespeare's Richard III. The victims are listed below in chronological order of their assassinations along with the means and motivations for each killing. Note...

2015 Betty Mitchell Award Nominations

We're so excited to celebrate this with all of the artists who created work with us this past season. Our nominations are detailed below, but you can find a full list of nominations here: http://www.bettymitchellawards.com/?p=1876. The event will take place Monday, August 24th at Vertigo Theatre....

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2014

Notice of Annual General Meeting   The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2014 Annual General Meeting for The Shakespeare Company Theatre in-the-Round Guild.  All members and interested parties are welcome to attend.   DATE:                  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014 TIME:                   6:30 p.m. LOCATION:      The Law Offices...

A Twelfth Night worth remembering

Shakespeare Company deliver a Twelfth Night worth remembering Shakespeare Company presents Twelfth Night at Vertigo Studio Theatre through May 24 shakespearecompany.com Four stars out of five Written by Stephen Hunt Twelfth Night just seems to shout spring fling. Shakespeare’s comedy, set on an island called Illyria, has the feeling of spring break...

Nathan Schmidt- Orsino

Nathan Schmidt takes on the love sick role of Orsino (and fight director) in Twelfth Night.  Here's a little bit more about him. What excites you most about working on Twelfth Night?  What a talented cast of actors, so full of life and generosity.  The play is...

Twelfth Night strikes right balance of romance & bawdy fun

New Calgary production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night strikes right balance of romance and bawdy fun By Louis B Hobson, Calgary Sun Saturday, May 17, 2014 Because Shakespeare's Twelfth Night juggles comedy, cruelty and romance in equal measures it takes a skilled director to find the proper balance. In Kate...