We’re happy to have Janine Marley back with us to talk about theatre and her ongoing directing projects!


Coming up this weekend, Paper-Knife Theatre presents Runaway!


Don’t miss The Edge Productions show, The Boys in the Band!


Janine has also done work with Groundling Theatre Company in Toronto! You can read Janine’s reviews on the Stratford Festival Review page or on her theatre blog A View from the Box.


You can follow Janine on Twitter @thetheatregirl



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Janine Marley (M.A.) joins us to talk about Shakespeare and a couple of places that we can find his plays in society today!



If you’re in the Toronto area, be sure to check out Groundling Theatre Company‘s productions of The Winter’s Tale and Measure for Measure at the beautiful Winter Garden Theatre!


Or, if you’re looking for a book to read, check out the Hogarth Shakespeare series – well-loved authors writing books based on Shakespeare’s plays!



Harmonica Segment: Tweet some Shakespeare love (or hate) to us @hardcoverradio!


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Our theatre expert Janine Marley (M.A.) is back with us this week to talk about medieval theatre, morality plays, and her upcoming production of Everyman!



Everyman is playing at Mackenzie Hall January 29th and 30th at 8:00 pm. For tickets or more information about Paper-Knife Theatre, you can visit their website!


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Welcoming back our theatre connoisseur, Janine Marley, this time to talk with us about theatre of the absurd!


Janine has a Master’s degree in English Literature and is directing a production of Jean Paul Sartre’s No Exit at the end of this week!


Opening night after party at the Dominion House (DH). Join the cast and crew for a celebration of Paper-Knife’s first production.


You can read the book Janine referenced, The Theatre of the Absurd by Martin Esslin, for more information about absurdist theatre and how it got started.


Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett is perhaps the most well-known absurdist play.

Full film version of Waiting for Godot, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wifcyo64n-w

Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian Mckellen in the Broadway production (2014).


This play is being produced in Ireland, at The Lycem in Edinburgh, London, Brazil, all over the world…

The play also reads very well, if you aren’t able to find a current production to your liking.


The University of Windsor Players have produced two classic absurdist plays, but all before 1973: The Bald Soprano (1960-1961) and Waiting for Godot (1971-1972). Cool to have smaller collaborative groups carrying on the absurd act of theatre in the greater Windsor-Detroit area!


Today’s Harmonica Segment: find an absurd use for something in your house and tweet it to us @hardcoverradio!


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