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Monthly Archives: November 2010

tear-jerker movie comes to the stage

Peter Birnie of the Vancouver Sun interviews Marie Babb, who plays Laura in Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter, which begins previews on Saturday, Nov. 27, opening night is Dec. 2 and plays until Dec. 23.
Picture this: Davis Lean’s atmospheric 1946 film Brief Encounter, based on Noël Coward’s one-act play Still Life, heads back to the stage as [...]

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brief encounter

Rehearsals have been going extremely well but as we move into the theatre it’s exciting to be adding the technical elements to the show. Our crew have excelled themselves in order to get this show on the boards for its Canadian premiere. Our first preview in on Saturday and it’s close to being a sold-out house; the [...]

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Brief encounter rehearsals

We’re almost at the end of our first week of rehearsals for Brief Encounter. What a lot of fun we’re having. It’s so good to have Meg Roe (associate director) and Claire French (assistant choreographer) in the rehearsal hall with me, and of course, music director Steve Charles. For a non-musical, it certainly has a [...]

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