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Director’s TALK: Straight & Narrow

Join director Catherine Morrison and the cast of STRAIGHT & NARROW immediately after the show on Friday, April 28th,  2017,  for an informal chat. Catherine will do a brief explanation of what interested her about the play Bring the cast in to talk about the challenges of the Manchester accent And then open it up […]

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Synopsis: STRAIGHT & NARROW

Straight and Narrow is a comedy about facing mid-life crisis issues, the support family can give, and the difficulties that families can cause. Set in Manchester England, Bob and Jeff are two blokes in a long term relationship. Together they run a kitchen reno business.  Their jealousies and frustrations are similar to any couples – […]

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The VOICE Previews GUILTY CONSCIENCE

            March 2, 2017 Metro Theatre’s production of Guilty Conscience blurs the lines of reality   Director Don Briard (left) gives notes to Sheila Keating, Francis Boyle, Kaylah Zander, and Joseph Balint. Photo by Laura Brougham Reported by Laura Brougham  Finding the difference between reality and imagination is the premise for Metro Theatre’s […]

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Press Release: GUILTY CONSCIENCE

Arthur Jamison, an arrogant and ruthless trial lawyer, has had countless affairs.  He has decided to get out of his marriage by bumping off his wife, Louise. Metro Theatre is pleased to bring the fantasy murder GUILTY CONSCIENCE written by Richard Levinson and William Link (the creators of Columbo TV mysteries) to our stage March […]

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Director’s Talk: Guilty Conscience

Where is the line between reality and imagination?  This was the question that plagued the team as we went deeper and deeper into the play.  The question we have for you (the audience) is:  What are your conclusions, having just experienced the performance? What were the clues? Whose imaginings are we seeing? Where you intrigued…or […]

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Guilty Conscience ~ Synopsis

Rich, arrogant, and unfaithful trial lawyer Arthur Jamison has taken his long-suffering and “pliable” wife, Louise, for granted, but that all changes when she announces that she wants a divorce and expects a settlement that will “keep her in the style to which she is accustomed”.  When Arthur realizes she just may have the evidence […]

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JI REVIEW: Crossing Deleancey

Help finding a perfect match Friday 27th, January 2017 Written by Tova Kornfeld in  Performing Arts   The cast of Crossing Delancey, left to right: Jonathan MacDonald (Sam), Nina Tischhauser (Izzy), Joan Koebel (Bubbie), Helen Volkow (Hannah) and Jon MacIntyre (Tyler). (photo by Tracy-Lynn Chernaske) Many of us are still looking for our bashert, our […]

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DIRECTOR’S TALK: Crossing Delancey

Although director, Alison Schamberger made the decision to update this play from its original period of the 1980s, it remains an old-fashioned love story that does not depend on Facebook, Twitter, online dating sites or any of the other modern paraphernalia of dating. It’s about the Jewish culture fighting for preservation by keeping its traditions […]

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Crossing Delancey ~ Synopsis

Crossing Delancey tells the story of a Jewish grandmother (Bubbie), herself a widow for fourteen years, who is anxious that her beloved granddaughter, Izzy, should not suffer the loneliness she does. Bubbie’s solution is to hire a matchmaker to provide a nice Jewish boy for Izzy to marry. The trouble is, Izzy considers herself a […]

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