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Jewish Montrealer brings her play back home

Jewish Montrealer brings her play back home

Born and raised in Montreal, Jewish playwright Talya Rubin spent 12 years in Melbourne, Australia where she met her husband Nick James and developed a most unique...

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Holocaust story with a twist makes Quebec premiere

Holocaust story with a twist makes Quebec premiere

Growing up in Toronto, Darrah Teitel found herself reading an awful lot of books about the Holocaust. “When I was in my 20s, I asked myself ‘how did I become...

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The art of being politically correct

The art of being politically correct

Andrea IsemanCorrespondent Adam Lazarus is a true tour-de-force, and even on stage all by himself can find humour in his loneliness. Lazarus is the man behind the...

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Tal Shulman earns first union job in To Kill a Mockingbird

Tal Shulman earns first union job in To Kill a Mockingbird

Tal Shulman’s auditions for the coming production of To Kill a Mockingbird proved rigorous. But it all goes with the territory of a budding career. “It’s definitely...

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Actress finds Stratford ‘a miraculous place’

Actress finds Stratford ‘a miraculous place’

The Stratford Festival explores the theme of Madness: Pushed Beyond the Brink this season and I had the opportunity to see three plays – one romantic restoration...

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