Players’ Theatre’s production of Macbeth, directed by Martin Law, transports Shakespeare’s classic tragedy to the end of WWI in the form of a humanized epic. The play features a strong cast, with Matthew Rian Steen and Annie MacKay at the helm as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Setting the play in […]
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Beautiful City Theatre’s production of Godspell, the hit broadway musical, promises to be a unique experience. It presents the life of Jesus through a series of parables from the Gospel of Matthew. However, this shouldn’t discourage the non-believers—the company holds humanistic values and asserts that many different themes can be […]
New HST in PEI to affect universities, colleges In April, Prince Edward Island will introduce a 14 per cent Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) that leverages a large amount of money from colleges and universities, according to media reports last week. Similar to the HST in place for Atlantic Canada and Ontario, […]
This student of the week was nominated for her work on the executive team of the Women in House program. Q: What’s your dream job? A: I would actually like to be a parliamentarian eventually. Or [something] where I could work to impact policies … but have a chance to […]
86-year-old Betty McCullough watched the televised celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee this summer and thought back to one of her fondest memories as a student at McGill’s graduate school for nursing. At 25 years old, she’d clutched her camera as she waited amongst a crowd of students, staff, […]
Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune On Feb. 15, a group of Montreal activists called the Raging Grannies staged a singing protest at the Roddick Gates to condemn the asbestos industry’s influence at McGill. The Grannies sang about the harmful effects of asbestos and criticized the use of Canadian taxes to […]
How will your experience with SSMU influence your approach if you are elected? I’m very aware of the fact that many students don’t understand SSMU. We need to be making ourselves much more accessible in a variety of ways to reach a variety of audiences. I think there’s a big […]
For once, dear reader, I get to take off my conservative colours and write about something agreeable. Last week, the Crown in Britain announced the engagement of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales to Kate Middleton, his girlfriend of eight years. I am absolutely overjoyed at the news, as […]
Well before Shout Out Out Out Out even stepped on stage Thursday night, their presence was felt among the crowd. Flocks of college kids gathered outside the venue and later filled the moderately sized La Tulipe to the brim. The level of excitement was palpable, setting the bar of expectation for the evening very high.
The Daily Miracle is the second play from former Montreal Gazette copy editor David Sherman. Sherman began writing in 2004, when he was a playwright-in-residence at the Centaur Theatre by day and a copy editor by night. The play departs from the traditional fictional focus on investigative reporters to take a look at life behind the editing desk.