Sour Brides Theatre

Healing and Hope

What is the nature of faith, and what is the nature of duty in wartime? Those are two of the profound questions at the heart of Whitehorse playwright Celia McBride’s new work-in-progress, GITA: God in the Army. The play centres on a Canadian soldier, Cpl. June Wright, who witnessed war atrocities while photographing the activities …

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A Different Face of Mamet

In graduate school, Stephen Drover “dabbled” with the work of American playwright David Mamet, but he had never directed a full Mamet play. So when the Guild Theatre’s artistic director, Katherine McCallum, told him of the Guild’s plans for a professional co-production with Sour Brides Theatre of Mamet’s 1999 play, Boston Marriage, Drover was definitely …

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Artrepreneur: Vastly Entertaining

Cruelty makes good comedy. There’s something fascinating and often hilarious about watching one character tear into another. And as the Song of Songs warns us, jealousy is as cruel as the grave. The Guild/Sour Bride co-production of David Mamet’s Boston Marriage brought the opening night audience to helpless laughter. I sat in the first row …

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