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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Reveals Their 45th Anniversary Season

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is celebrating with a season that showcases both epic queer stories from history and innovative new works from a diverse roster of artists.

By Jessica Watson / Aug 1, 2023
(left to right) Jamie Robinson in a black t-shirt (photographed by John Bregar) and Walter Borden in a velvet jacket, lilac shirt and dotted cravat (photographed by Michael Meehan) smile towards the camera. The two men's headshots are superimposed over a poster for (Re)Casting Shakespeare in Canada: A Symposium. An image of Shakespeare's face is partially obscured by strips of red and yellow paper, as well as strands of white paper bearing classical text. iPhoto caption: (left to right) Jamie Robinson (original photo by John Bregar) and Walter Borden (original photo by Michael Meehan)

(Re)Casting the Shakespearean Mold: In Conversation with Jamie Robinson and Walter Borden

This is the heart of what (Re)Casting Shakespeare is about: examining how casting can influence the audience’s interpretation of the story.

By Jessica Watson / Apr 30, 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

REVIEW: Gay for Pay with Blake & Clay at Gay for Pay Productions/Crow’s Theatre

Filled to the brim with charming and sometimes biting humour, co-writers Krolik and Curtis Campbell’s script is fast-paced and dizzyingly witty.

By Jessica Watson / Nov 18, 2022