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The Incompleat Folksinger by Pete Seeger

The Other Guys Theatre Company

November 4 - 14, 2015

Mark Hellman is Pete Seeger in the Other Guys Theatre Company's adaptation of Seeger’s, The Incompleat Folksinger. Pete Seeger was a folk singer, political activist, and a key figure in the mid-20th century American folk music revival. He sang in defense of the poor, the oppressed, and the exploited; and always to enliven and encourage, to delight, and to tell tales.

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Social Studies

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

November 21 - December 5, 2015

A new Canadian play by Trish Cooper about a South Sudanese “Lost Boy” adopted by a well-intentioned Winnipeg family. This rich comedy takes on Canadian values and cultural differences, yielding hilarious results.

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Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (2015/2016)

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

December 15, 2015 - January 9, 2016

A special Holiday run of the Firehall’s smash hit musical! Leonard Cohen’s powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, as six performers play seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer.

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New Years Eve at the Chelsea Hotel (2015)

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

December 31

Join us for this special New Years Eve event.

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The Motherf**ker with the Hat

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

January 16 - 30, 2016

Fresh out of jail, convict Jackie tries to navigate the straight and narrow in this Broadway smash hit. Intent on staying clean, Jackie finds it’s a formidable task with his coke addict girlfriend Veronica at his side. This gritty New York tale masterfully combines earnest storytelling and uninhibited humour, taking on addiction, sex, and honour.

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Huff

A Native Earth Performing Arts Production Presented in partnership with PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

February 2 - 6, 2016

Huff is the wrenching, yet darkly comic tale of Wind and his brothers, caught in a torrent of solvent abuse and struggling to cope with the death of their mother. With his signature biting humour and raw, vivid imagery, Cardinal expertly portrays over a dozen characters in his captivating solo performance.

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Little One

Alley Theatre

February 9 - 13, 2016

Told through the now adult voices of its two main characters, Little One weaves stories of childhood horror and teenage humiliation into a twisted, wryly funny, and ultimately haunting narrative.

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PostSecret: The Show (2016)

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

February 17 - March 5, 2016

Back by popular demand! An immersive experience through a crowd-sourced narrative of the stories behind some of the most sexual, sad, funny and controversial secrets.

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The Out Vigil

Twenty Something Theatre Company

March 16 - 26, 2016

A modern fable steeped in maritime lore, The Out Vigil questions our ability to accept the natural world for all that it is, both beautiful and terrifying.

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Dead Metaphor

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

April 2 - 23, 2016

A dark comedy by George F. Walker about a former sniper in Afghanistan who returns to Canada and find that the job market at home doesn’t have a lot of room for his skills.

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