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Neptune Theatre Scotiabank Stage
Vinyl Retro Dance Lounge
The Pint Public House
Viola Desmond and the Controlled Damage done
Andrea Scott’s world-premiere Neptune play unpacks the legacy of Nova Scotia’s accidental activist icon.
By Michael Lake
Tags: Arts + Culture, Viola Desmond, Andrea Scott, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
The quiet brilliance of Hannah Moscovitch
Halifax’s most decorated playwright continues to shine.
By Maggie Rahr
Tags: Arts + Culture, Old Stock, Hannah Moscovitch, Neptune, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
A queen claims her crown
Stephanie MacDonald’s star turn in The Last Wife sees her smoulder.
By Morgan Mullin
Tags: Arts + Culture, Neptune, Merritt awards, Stephanie MacDonald, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
Gillian English battles the bard with 10 Things I Hate about The Taming of the Shrew
The Fringe favourite continues to deliver feminism and anger with a searingly funny live-action listical.
By Jade Nauss
Tags: Arts + Culture, Fringe, Fringe Festival, Fringe 2019, Theatre, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
Celia Rossiter debates Sex Before Marriage?
The one-woman Fringe show sees Rossiter sharing her most personal history in intimate, hilarious detail.
Tags: Arts + Culture, Fringe, Theatre, Fringe Festival, Fringe 2019, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
Visiting A Colony
The award-winning international sensation kicks off HIFF.
By Tara Thorne
Tags: Arts + Culture, HIFF, HIFF 2019, Halifax Independent Filmmakers’ Festival, AFCOOP, Geneviève Dulude-De Celles, A Colony, Une Colonie, Neptune Theatre, Film + TV
The blazing Color Purple
The women of Neptune’s season closer discuss how a story that begins 110 years ago spins into present time.
Tags: Arts + Culture, The Color Purple, Neptune Theatre, Kimberley Rampersad, Tara Jackson, Karen Burthwright, Alice Walker, Oprah, Whoopi Golderg, Cynthia Eviro, Jennifer Hudson, LaChanze, Theatre
Fall Arts: Jeremy Webb and Neptune Theatre
Neptune’s artistic director is one year into his job, with lots of plans afoot.
Tags: Arts + Culture, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
The Villain’s Theatre’s World on fire
Villain’s offers a fantastical and feminist look at the planet with Colleen MacIsaac’s The Blazing World.
Tags: Arts + Culture, Colleen MacIsaac, The Blazing World, Margaret Cavendish, The Villain’s Theatre, Ryanne Chisholm, Neptune Theatre, Theatre
Salt-Water Moon's dance
The classic Canadian two-hander brings a little warmth and love to Neptune.
Tags: Arts + Culture, Salt-Water Moon, David French, Martha Irving, Kelin Boyd, Nathan Simmons, Neptune Theatre, Newfoundland, theatre, Theatre
Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story
Oct. 30-Nov. 17 2019
Oct. 22-Nov. 10 2019
Oct. 1-20 2019
“I get to wake up and experience another day of life on this earth”
Nova Scotia now has almost no COVID rules, but masks are still mandatory in schools
We asked Coast readers how the pandemic changed their lives
No masks, no limits, no POV as Nova Scotia lifting all COVID restrictions March 21
A big shift in Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 strategy