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Half-Cracked is whole fun

Genevieve Steele stars as Sugar Mary with Christian Murray as a folklorist and Sharleen Kalayil as her sister Yewina in Eastern Front Theatre’s premiere of Mary-Colin Chisholm’s Half-Cracked: The Legend of Sugar Mary, presented by Neptune Theatre at its studio theatre in Halifax to April 1. (photo by Stoo Metz) Nova Scotia playwright Mary-Colin Chisholm’s new comedy, Half-Cracked: The Legend of Sugar Mary, is a wild, enchanting ride into the […]

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Salt-Water Moon wonderful transformative theatrical experience

Neptune studio theatre’s production of David French’s classic love story Salt-Water Moon is a little gem of a play. Running 85 minutes without intermission, it stars two up-and-coming young Atlantic Canadian actors Kelin Boyd and Nathan Simmons and evokes a coastal Newfoundland world full of moonlight, stars, rock and sea. French’s story is poetic and magical – what love story isn’t ? – but also rooted in the harshness of […]

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