Magnetic North Theatre Festival Brings more live theatre to downtown Halifax and Dartmouth than ever before


Magnetic North Theatre Festival



Halifax, NS - March 27, 2014 - Celebrating some of Canada’s most innovative theatre artists, Canada’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival, in collaboration with Eastern Front’s Stages Theatre Festival announced the 2014 Festival line-up in Halifax and Dartmouth, June 19-29, 2014.

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Neptune Theatre Reveals Details of their 52nd Season


Neptune Theatre



Halifax, NS – March 20, 2014 - Press Play for Neptune Theatre’s 52nd season, revealed today for the first time. This free public event, held annually, featured the official unveiling of the 2014/2015 season line-up along with special performances, patron appreciations and video presentations.

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Newfoundland Talent Draws Big Crowd to Toronto’s Mod Club to Support The Company Theatre


Allan Hawco and Seamus O'Regan



Toronto, ON – March 13, 2014 – For Allan Hawco, it was a night to raise funds to support The Company Theatre in Toronto. That was a good enough reason to throw a big party with a who’s who list of top industry insiders from Newfoundland and attract the name power that makes a $75.00 ticket feel like a bargain. More in our story with exclusive images from Sabine Gibbons.

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Capitol Theatre receives $100,000 grant from Federal Government


Capitol Theatre


Moncton, December 19, 2013 – The Government of Canada announced today a contribution of $100,000 to the Capitol Theatre under the programming support component of the Canada Arts Presentation Fund. This contribution will finance part of the costs associated with the theatre’s 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 artistic seasons. The announcement was made today by Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe) and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, Robert Goguen, on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

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Beaverbrook Art Gallery Reaches Agreement with Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation


Lord Beaverbrook Art Gallery


Fredericton, NB - February 28, 2014 – The Beaverbrook Art Gallery and The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation have agreed to a settlement of their dispute over seventy-eight works of art which the First Lord Beaverbrook and Lady Beaverbrook delivered to the Gallery in the 1950’s and 1960’s.

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Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia Recognize Provincial Art Gallery Staff for Preservation of Maud Lewis Painted House


Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Maud Lewis Painted House


Halifax – Feb. 27 -- The house where Canada's best-known folk artist created her iconic works was at the heart of a recent award for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia recognized the gallery and its staff for contributions to Nova Scotia's built heritage in their preservation of Maud Lewis' painted house.

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Capitol Theatre in Moncton to undergo $500 Thousand in Renovations


Capitol Theatre Moncton



Moncton, NB - February 18, 2014 – The Capitol Theatre in Moncton will undertake important renovation projects evaluated at $500,000, thanks in part to the Government of Canada and the City of Moncton. Details on the work to take place in our story.

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Saint John Theatre Company Receives $30 Thousand Grant to upgrade BMO Studio Theatre


Saint John Theatre Company


Saint John, NB – February 17, 2013 – The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to help the Saint John Theatre Company upgrade its BMO Studio Theatre. This multipurpose performing arts space presents the Fundy Fringe Festival and a variety of other cultural events.

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Allan Hawco Returns to the Stage with The Company Theatre in Toronto


Allan Hawco - The Company Theatre


Toronto, ON – January 22, 2014 – Republic of Doyle star Allan Hawco returns to the stage at The Company Theatre in Toronto in Bellville, a play written by Amy Herzog and directed by Jason Byrne. The show at the Berkely Street Theatre will run April 6 – May 4.

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Frye Festival $170 thousand Government Funding for 2014-2015


Frye Festival


January 23, 2014 - Moncton, NB - The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund and the Canada Book Fund to help the Frye Festival present the 2014 and 2015 editions of its bilingual international literary festival.

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Confederation Centre of the Arts announces upcoming departure of Wade Lynch


Wade Lynch


Charlottetown, PE - January 23, 2014 – Islanders will be welcoming a royal visit from Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall this May, but will be wishing a fond farewell to ‘HRM the Queen’ at the same time. Wade Lynch - associate artistic director at the Centre, and a popular entertainer and director - is leaving the province, as his partner has accepted a position at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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Government of Canada provides $30 thousand for a new exhibition hall at Kings Landing


King's Landing


Prince William, NB - January 23, 2014 - The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to help create a new exhibition hall at Kings Landing Historical Settlement.

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