Live theatre performances
Jul/07/2019: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare
    directed by Dave Horak, featuring Troy O'Donnell (Camillo), Jesse Gervais (Polixenes), Sheldon Elter (Leontes, Sheep). Nadien Chu (Hermione, Sheep), Christina Nguyen (Mamillus, Perdita), Robert Benz (Bianca, Officer of a Court of Judicature, Mopsa), Stephanie Wolfe (Emilia, a Mariner, Sheep), Chris Bullough (Autolycus, Guard), Belinda Cornish (Paulina, Sheep), Gianna Vacirca (Flopsa, Katarina), Oscar Derkx (Florizel, Jailer), Ben Stevens (Clown, Cleomeres), Nathan Cuckow (Rogero, and Old Shepherd), Bobbi Goddard (Isabella, Dorcas), Emily Anne Corcoran (Dion, Sheep).
Jul/06/2019: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
    directed by Kevin Sutley, featuring Ben Stevens (Valentine), Oscar Derkx (Proteus), Patricia Cerra (Silvia), Gianna Vacirca (Julia), Robert Benz (Duke Silvio of Milan), Stephanie Wolfe (Lucetta, Minci), Jesse Gervais (Antonio, Moses, DJ Riz), Nathan Cuckow (Turio, Vincenzo, Milan Party Guest), Chris Bullough (Sir Eglamore, Valerio, Verona Party Guest), Bobbi Goddard (Speed, Banditti), Belinda Cornish (Launce, Milan Party Guest), Troy O'Donnell (Pantino, Luigi), Nadien Chu (Hostess Roma, Verona Party Guest), Sheldon Elter (Fabius, Ubaldo, Milan Party Guest), Emily Anne Corcoran (Ursula, Verona Party Guest, Milan Party Guest), Christina Nguyen (Poxy, Verona Party Guest), Alice (Crab the dog).
Jul/01/2018: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
    directed by Dave Horak, featuring Troy O'Donnell (Egeon, a merchant of Syracuse), Kevin Sutley (Solinus, Duke of Ephesus), Kristi Hansen (Antipholus of Syracuse), Ashley Wright (Dromio of Syracuse), Belinda Cornish (Antipholus of Ephesus), Robert Benz (Dromio of Ephesus), Gianna Vacirca (Luciana, sister to Adriana), Vanessa Sabourin (Adriana, wife of Antipholus of Ephesus), Nathan Cuckow (Angelo, a goldsmith), Hunter Cardinal (Balthasar, a tailor), Ben Stevens (Nell, maid to Adriana), Bobbi Goddard (a Courtesan), Nadien Chu (attendant to the Courtesan, and Emilia), Paula Humbly (1st Merchant, 2nd Merchant, and attendant to the courtesan), Chris Pereira (Officer, and Jailer), Jesse Gervais (Doctor Pinch, and Cop)
Sep/27/2017: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Shakespeare in Love by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for stage by Lee Hall
    directed by Declan Donnellan, featuring Rober Benz (Ralph), Tristan Carlucci (Sam), Patricia Cerra (Mistress Quickly, Kate), Andrew Chown (Will Shakespeare), Sarah Constible (Queen Elizabeth, Molly), Patricia Darbasie (Nurse), Paul Essiembre (Richard Burbage), Matthew Fletcher (Peter), Gabe Grey (Kit Marlowe), Tom Keenan (Webster), Kayvon Khoshkam (Ned Alleyn), Kevin Klassen (Wessex), Andrew MacDonald-Smith (Adam, Boatman, Frees), Garett Ross (Henslowe), Ray Strachan (Nol, Catling), Luc Tellier (Robin), Farren Timoteo (Wabash, Valentine), John Ullyatt (Tilney, Sir Robert de Lesseps, Lambert), Ashley Wright (Fennyman), Bahareh Yaraghi (Viola de Lesseps), and Sizzle (the dog, Spot).
Jul/01/2017: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
    directed by Ashley Wright, featuring Nadien Chu (Mistress Page), Belinda Cornish (Mistress Ford), Nathan Cuckow (Page), John Ulyatt (Ford), Julien Arnold (Shallow), Alex Cherovsky (Sir Hugh), Ron Pederson (Slender/Rugby), Ryan Parker (Fenton/Launderer), Robert Benz (Falstaff), Cayley Thomas (Anne Page), Jesse Gervais (Host), Stephanie Wolfe (Mistress Quickly), Chris Pereira (Bardolph/Launderer), and Troy O'Donnell (Caius).
Jul/03/2016: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
    directed by Jim Guedo, featuring Nathan Cuckow (Ferdinand, King of Navarre), Jesse Gervais (Berowne), Neil Kuefler (Longaville), Hunter Cardinal (Dumaine), Kristi Hansen (Princess of France), Mary Hulbert (Rosaline), Belinda Cornish (Maria), Cayley Thomas (Katharine), Troy O'Donnell (Boyet, Dull, Mercadé), Sheldon Elter (Don Armado), Billy Brown (Moth, Forester), Ryan Parker (Costard), Louise Lambert (Jaquenetta), John Wright (Nathaniel), and Robert Benz (Holofernes).
Feb/04/2016: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
    directed by James MacDonald, featuring Tom Rooney (George), Brenda Robins (Martha), Jay Clift (Nick), and Ava Jane Markus (Honey).
Jul/04/2015: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • As You Like It by William Shakespeare
    directed by Marianne Copithorne, featuring Kevin Sutley (Duke Senior), Robert Benz (Duke Frederick, Hymen), John Ullyatt (Le Beau), Jesse Gervais (Charles, Corin, Jacques de Boys), Ryan Parker (Touchstone). Nathan Cuckow (Oliver), Andrew MacDonald Smith (Orlando), Ashley Wright (Jaques), Troy O'Donnell (Adam, Oliver Martext), Nicholas Donald Rose (Amiens, William), Farren Timoteo (Silvius, Hugh), Mary Hulbert (Rosalind), Belinda Cornish (Celia), Nancy McAlear (Kemble, Phebe), and Morgan Donald (Audrey).
May/21/2015: HD broadcast at the Scotiabank Theatre, WEM, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare from the Stratford Festival
    directed by Gary Griffin, featuring Yanna McIntosh (Cleopatra), Geraint Wyn Davies (Mark Antony), Ben Carlson (Octavius Caesar), Sean Arbuckle (Mecenas), Daniel Briere (Eros), Ijeoma Emesowum (Cleopatra's attendant), Ryan Field (man from Sicyon), Deirdre Gillard-Rowlings (Octavia's attendant), Carmen Grant (Octavia), Randy Hughson (Lepidus), Peter Hutt (Agrippa), Andrew Lawrie (Diomedes), Jamie Mac (Towrus), Andrew Malarky (Dolabella, Thidias), Tom McCamus (Enobarbus), Jennifer Mogbock (Iras), André Morin (Varrius), Karack Osborn (Scarrus), Sarena Parmar (Cleopatra's attendant), Andrew Robinson (Ventidius), Brad Rudy (Menas, Camidius), and Stephen Russell (Soothsayer).
Apr/08/2015: HD broadcast at the Scotiabank Theatre, WEM, Edmonton, Alberta
  • King John by William Shakespeare from the Stratford Festival
    directed by Tim Carroll, featuring Tom McCamus (King John), Seana McKenna (Constance, mother of Arthur), Patricia Collins (Queen Eleanor), Andrew Lawrie (Prince Henry), Jennifer Mogbock (Blanche of Spain), Brad Rudy (Earl of Pembroke), Stephen Russell (Earl of Salisbury), Sean Arbuckle (Lord Bigot, Duke of Austria), Wayne Best (Hubert), Dneial Briere (Robert Faulconbridge), Graham Abbey (Philip, the Bastard), Brigit Wilson (Lady Fauconbridge), Ryan Field (James Gurney), Peter Hutt (Peter of Pomphret, Philip, King of France), Andrew Robinson (English Herald), Rylan Wilkie (English soldier), Jamie Mac (executioner, Austrian soldier), Anthony Malarky (executioner, Austrian soldier), Antoine Yard (Lewis, the Dauphin), Noah Jalava (Arthur, Duke of Brittany), E. B. Smith (Melun, Chatillon), André Morin (French Herald), Karack Osborn (French soldier), Jeremy Harttrup (citizen of Angier), Carmen Grant (citizen of Angier), Deirdre Gillard-Rowlings (citizen of Angier), Brian Tree (Cardinal Pandulph).
Apr/01/2015: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Arcadia by Tom Stoppard
    directed by Tom Wood, featuring Claire Armstrong (Hannah Jarvis), Jacklyn Francis (Lady Croom), Justin Goodhand (Valentine Coverly), Julia Guy (Thomasina Coverly), Aaron Hursh (Septimus Hodge), Kevin Klassen (Ezra Chater), David Mackett (Richard Noakes), Hannah Spear (Chloe Coverly), Luc Tellier (Augustus Coverly), Jonatha Whittaker (Captain Brice, RN), Jamie Williams (Bernard Nightingale), and Geoffrey Whynot (Jellaby).
Feb/19/2015: HD broadcast at the Scotiabank Theatre, WEM, Edmonton, Alberta
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare from the Stratford Festival
    directed by Antoni Cimolino, featuring Colm Feore (King Lear), Maev Beaty (Goneril), Evan Buliung (Edgar), Sara Farb (Cordelia), Jonathan Goad (Kent), Brian Hodder (Edmund), Stephan Ouimette (Fool), Liisa Repo-Martell (Regan), Scott Wentworth (Gloucester), and Thomas Olajide (Oswald, a servant).
Apr/17/2014: Maclab Theatre, at The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    directed by Tom Wood, featuring Brendan McMurtry-Howlett (Romeo), Rose Napoli (Juliet), Jonath Gould (Prince Escalus), Jamie Cavanaugh (Mercutio), J. Lindsay Robinson (Paris), Paul Essiembre (Capulet), Iam Coulter (Lady Capulet), Nick Abraham (Tybalt), Louise Lambert (Nurse), Chris W. Cook (Peter, servant), Michael Dufays (Montague), Mabelle Carvajal (Lady Montague), Jesse Neremberg (Benvolio), Eric Wigston (Balthazar), Jamie Williams (Friar Lawrence), and Patrick Lundeen (Friar John).
Sep/25/2013: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill
    directed by Bob Baker, featuring Tom Wood (James Tyrone), Brenda Bazinet (Mary Tyrone), David Patrick Flemming (Edmund Tyrone), John Ullyatt (James Tyrone Jr.), and Lisa Norton (Cathleen).
Jul/20/2013: Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, Alberta
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
    directed by Marianne Copithorne, featuring John Kirkpatrick (Theseus, Oberon), Belinda Cornish (Hippolyta, Titania), Kevin Corey (Philostrate, Puck), John Wright (Egeus), Bobbi Goddard (Hermia), Sheldon Elter (Lysander), Jesse Gervais (Demetrius), Kristi Hansen (Helena), John Ullyatt (Nick Bottom, Ass, Pyramus), Julien Arnold (Snug, Dandelion, Lion), David Horak (Robin Starveling, Cobweb, Moonshine), Nathan Cuckow (Tom Snout, Moth, Wall), Luc Tellier (Francis Flute, Peaseblossom, Thisbe), Troy O'Donnell (Peter Quince, Mustardseed, Stage Manager), Annette Loiselle (Fern Bottom, Feather), and Atom (a Shih Tzu, Hippolyta's lapdog, Changeling).
Apr/17/2013: Maclab Theatre in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
    directed by Brenda Bazinet, featuring Beth Graham (Penelope), with Nadien Chu, Ellen Denny, Sarah Machin Gale, Claire Hesselgrave, Mary Hulbert, Katie Lawson, Alison MacDonald, Margo MacDonald, Alison Mackay, Carly McKee, Catherine McNally and Lisa Norton playing multiple parts each, including the maids, the suitors and other characters.
Feb/08/2013: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Private Lives by Noël Coward
    directed by Bob Baker, featuring Jeff Meadows (Victor Prynne), Diana Donnelly (Amanda Prynne), Genevieve Fleming (Sibyl Chase), John Ullyatt (Elyot Chase), and Cat Walsh (Louise).
    Performance was excellent, great timing and a nice touch of slapstick.
Apr/19/2012: Maclab Theatre in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
    directed by Tom Wood, featuring Marc Bondy (Theseus), Sochi Fried (Hippolyta), Chris Bullough (Philostrate, Francis Flute), Doug Mertz (Egeus, Peter Quince), Rose Napoli (Hermia), Erin Morin (Lysander), Patrick Lundeen (Demetrius), Shannon Taylor (Helena), Julien Arnold (Nick Bottom), Justin Bott (Snug), Alexander McCooeye (Robin Starveling), Jesse Griffiths (Tom Snout), Adam Cope (Attendant, Master Crumb), Jonathan Lachlan Stewart (John Hide, Mustardseed), Michael Antonakos (Oberon), Lora Brovold (Titania), and Jonathan Purvis (Puck).
    Play was very well done, and the Mechanicals' play-with-a-play was filled with well-timed slapstick. Julian Arnold and Jonathan Purvis were the stand-out performers from a great cast.
Oct/11/2011: Shoctor Theatre, the Main Stage in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
    directed by Bob Baker, featuring Tom Wood (Willy Loman), Brenda Bazinet (Linda Loman), John Ullyatt (Biff Loman), Tim Campbell (Happy Loman), Glenn Nelson (Charley), and Chris Bullough (Bernard).
    Performance was excellent.
Apr/29/2010: Maclab Theatre in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • As You Like It by William Shakespeare
    directed by Bob Baker, featuring Ryland Alexander (Orlando), Kevin Dennis (Touchstone), Kaitlyn Semple (Phebe), David Shelley (Oliver), Rachel V. Johnson (Rosalind), Tess Degenstein (Audrey), John Kirkpatrick (Jacques), Stafford Perry (Silvius), Ryan Reid (Charles), Michael Spencer-Davis (Duke Frederick), and Julie McIsaac (Celia).
    Play was well done but with an unusual interpretation - set in 1940s France.
Apr/15/2010: Maclab Theatre in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • The Glass Menagerie by Tenessee Williams
    directed by Tom Wood, starring Fiona Reid (Amanda Wingfield) and Shaun Smyth (Tom Wingfield), and featuring Jennifer Mawhinney (Laura Wingfield), Christopher Schulz (Jim, the Gentleman Caller), and Peter Christeas (Khalid).
Feb/24/2009: Maclab Theatre in The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
    directed by James MacDonald, starring Ryland Alexander (Artemidorus and Octavius), John Kirkpatrick (Cassius), Rick Roberts (Marcus Brutus), Blair Williams (Mark Antony), Ashley Wright (Julius Caesar), Melissa MacPherson (Portia), and Annette Loiselle (Calphurnia).
1976/1977: Grand Theatre, London, Ontario
  • Les Belles Soeurs by Michel Tremblay
    Performed in English on a single-set stage. Directed by Bernard Hopkins, and featuring Peggy Watson, Julia Watts, Caroline Guerin, Alicia Jeffery, Marylu Moyer, Maureen Fitzgerald, Mary Dow, Irene Hogan, Laura Press, Doris Petrie, Jan Kudelka, Pam Rogers, Claire Crawford, Carole Forte, and Diana Leblanc.
Spring 1977: Grand Theatre, London, Ontario
  • Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill
    Directed by Robin Phillips, and starring William Hutt (James Tyrone Sr) and Jessica Tandy (Mary Cavan Tyrone).
Mar 1976: Leeds Playhouse, Leeds, England
  • The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
    Directed by John Harrison, and featuring Richard Kane (Lopakhin).
Feb 1976: Leeds Playhouse, Leeds, England
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard
    Directed by Michael Attenborough
Oct 1975: Leeds Playhouse, Leeds, England
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
    Directed by Michael Attenborough, and featuring Richard Kane (Yossarian).
summer 1974: St Martin's Theatre, London, England
  • The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
summer 1974: Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford, England
  • The Dame of Sark by William Douglas-Home
    Part of the Oxford Theatre Festival series. Starring Celia Johnson in the title role, as Sibyl Hathaway. Also featuring Alan Gifford (Bob Hathaway), Jill Raymond (Cecile), Nicholas Courtney (Colonel Allen), Tony Britton (Colonel von Schmettow), Nicholas Loukes (Dr Braun), George Pravda (Major Lanz), Hugh Wooldridge (Robinson), and Peter Settelen (Wilhelm Muller).
summer 1974: New Theatre, Oxford, England
  • Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw
    Part of the Oxford Theatre Festival series. Directed by Sir John Clements, and starring Julia Foster in the title role. Also featuring David Bird (Archbishop of Rheims), Michael Hadley (Bertrand de Poulengay), John York (Brother Martin Ladvenu), Jim Smilie (Captain La Hire), Brian Hayes (Chaplain de Stogumber), Ian Ricketts (D’Estivet), John Standing (Dauphin), John Rogan (De Courcelles), Patricia Donovan (Duchess de la Tremouille), Michael Byrne (Dunois), James Villiers (Earl of Warwick), Michael Burlington (Gille de Rais), Richard Owens (Mgr de la Tremouille), Noel Willman (Peter Cauchon), Charles Dance (Robert de Baudricourt), and Charles Lloyd Pack (The Inquisitor).
summer 1974: Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford, England
  • The Trials of Oscar Wilde
    directed by Peter Coe for the Oxford Theatre Festival, produced by Gyles Brandreth, and starring Tom Baker in the title role.
spring 1971: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
    directed by Terry Hands, with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), and featuring Judi Dench as Portia, with Emrys James (Shylock), Tony Church (Antonio), Michael Williams or Bernard Lloyd (Bassanio), Alison Fiske (Jessica), David Calder (Lorenzo), Polly James or Lynn Dearth (Nerissa), Peter Geddis (Launcelot Gobbo), Geoffrey Hutchings or Roger Rees (Gratiano), Alton Kumalo or Kwesi Kay (Solanio), Anthony Pedley or Denis Holmes (Salerio), Michael Shannon (Balthasar), Peter Woodthorpe or Richard Mayes (Duke of Venice), Jeffery Dench or Colin Forbes (Tubal), Gordon Gostelow (Old Gobbo), Robert Ashby (Leonardo), Peter Woodthorpe (Prince of Aragon), Miles Anderson or Matthew Robertson (Salarino), Bernard Lloyd or Robert Ashby (Prince of Morocco).
late 1960s: Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
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