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Darkly lit theatre stage, with three shadowed people standing in a row at back, and one woman in a red dress lit under a spotlight to the left, and two people leaning on the ground in front. iPhoto caption: Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

REVIEW: The Hooves Belonged to the Deer at Tarragon Theatre/Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Ayache’s blazing new play punches well above its weight in terms of tackling uncomfortable, deeply personal content through use of religious allegory.

By Aisling Murphy / Apr 10, 2023
An image of a snowy road outside of Edmonton, AB. The road has been driven on, with snow pushed to the sides, but the snow-covered field is smooth, unmarred by footprints. Telephone poles are visible in the distance. iPhoto caption: A prairie snowscape just outside of Edmonton Alberta. Image courtesy of Makram Ayache.

A Portrait of Shame: How The Hooves Belonged to the Deer Reckons with Religious Domination of the Queer Spirit

“Where does a queer, sort-of-Muslim, brainwashed-ex-evangelical-Christian teenager find themselves in adulthood?”

By Makram Ayache / Mar 23, 2023

Introducing Tarragon Theatre’s 2022-23 Season

Tarragon Theatre has announced its first full season back since the pandemic. This will be the theatre’s first full season programmed by Artistic Director Mike Payette since former AD Richard Rose’s departure in 2020.

By Aisling Murphy / May 19, 2022