Theatre: February 2013 Archives
Saturday February 9, 2013
Aphra Behn was a 17th-century playwright, poet, author and spy on behalf of King Charles II. She was also the first female writer to consider herself a writer by profession.
She was ahead of her time in other ways too.
Her best-known work is her short novel Oroonoko, and it was the first English work to express sympathy for slaves.
This month, Persephone Productions in Montreal presents the play version of the novel.
Paul Van Dyck is the director of Oroonoko at the MAI theatre in Montreal. He tells Sonali Karnick the fascinating story.
- September 2014
- Sun., 21 – N The Queen of Paris: Broadway-bound
- August 2014
- Sun., 24 – Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson
- July 2014
- Sat., 5 – Grove Hall in Huntingdon
- June 2014
- April 2014
- March 2014
- Sun., 2 – The Aeneid, an epic tale of immigration
- February 2014
- Sat., 1 – The Seagull at The Segal
- January 2014
- Sun., 19 – Baba Alex: Quebec master of Indian classical
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
- June 2013
- May 2013
- Sun., 26 – Perspectives: Montreal on Trial
- April 2013
- March 2013
- Sat., 2 – The Mahalia Jackson Musical
- February 2013
- January 2013
- Sun., 20 – Maurice Podbrey: Waiting for the Barbarians
- December 2012
- November 2012
- October 2012
- Mon., 29 – Hamlet, a man for our times