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Archive for March, 2015


Fool for Love: March 2, 3, 4

Fool for Love:  March 2, 3, 4. 7.30 doors, 8:00 start. Tickets $25 each. The idiomatic voice of American playwright and actor Sam Shepard provides Fool for Love_03_17the electrical currents that ignite “Fool for Love,” Two former lovers meet in a run-down motel room in the Mojave Desert.  Eddie tries to convince May to rekindle their romance and move to a farm in Wyoming. May has moved on with her life but Eddie is still living in past.  The couple is caught in an emotional power struggle where the past haunts the present. Directed by Paul Groulx, The Artful Gauntlet Theatre Company. Featuring Jennifer Farrugia, Michael Sbrocchi, Rod Mctaggart, Dave Guthrie. You don’t want to miss Sam Shepard’s gritty classic about dangerous love. The play was a finalist for the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

King Lear: March 16-18

King Lear: March 16-18 @ 8pm, March 19 @ 2pm, March 23-25 @ 8pm. Tickets $20. The 9M Theatre Company presents its inaugural production: William Shakespeare’s King Lear. The production will showcaseKing Lear_03_17 many of Hamilton’s talented Shakespearean actors, including actor/musician Jordan Abraham in the title role.
King Lear is a man who gives away his Kingdom and, in doing so, loses himself and his mind. He is alone, fragile, caught in a storm, helpless to stop the tragic events unfolding around him. But just when he has lost everything, it seems he may have found his humanity. A play with ambitions of power, sword fighting, classic speeches, dark humour, disastrous romances, and familial love, it’s sure to have something for everyone. Whether you are a Shakespearean scholar, or looking for an exciting night of theatre and storytelling, here is King Lear!
Cast: Jordan Abraham as King Lear, Krista McNaughton as Cordelia/The Fool, Julian Nicholson as The Earl of Gloucester, Tyler Brent as Edmund, the Bastard, Scott Buchanan as Edgar, Sean Emberley as The Earl of Kent, Rebekah Pullen as Goneril, director Liz Buchanan as Regan, Luis Arrojo as The Duke of Albany, Gregory Cruikshank as Oswald/The Duke of Burgandy/Knight, Will Gillespie as The King of France/Doctor/others. Stage Manager/Costume Designer: Robyn Lightwalker.

David McLaughlin: Art Closing Party: Sunday, March 26

DavidMcLaughlinDavid McLaughlin: Works From a Lifetime:  The “Complete” Show continues to March 31.  David’s furniture and his glassworks are all  on display. One of the most memorable stops on the Art Bus tours has arrived at The Pearl.
After forty years of arts and crafts, a Multicraft Gallery has been established for the marketing and disposal of the accumulated creative production of David McLaughlin of Hamilton Ontario.
All of David’s work is utterly his own.  His works in glass are forceful, eye-catching, and unique. The one-of-a-kind furniture pieces leave you startled at his wonderfully quirky creativity.
These stained glass panels and furniture pieces are for sale until  late March 2017. Free local delivery will be available. Payment can be made through Pay Pal. For more information contact David at:  dmclaughlin1@sympatico.ca


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