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The Lockdown Plays Is A Unique Way To ‘Watch’ Live Theatre

If you are used to going out to live theatre, the current pandemic is probably making you miss it more than ever. Acast.com is trying to change that though, by bringing weekly podcasts of new short audio plays written by top playwrights.

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Museums, Galleries, Concerts and Plays To Enjoy At Home

Let’s face it, being stuck at home isn’t exactly a lot of fun. Sometimes you run out of books to read or movies to watch, and you want something a little different. Thankfully we live in a time where the internet can help us out with that. From virtual tours of museums and galleries, to live concerts and plays, there are plenty of things you can do from home that you wouldn’t have been able to do even a few short years ago. Here are some of our favourites. 

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What To Do In Vancouver This November

November is Vancouver is much like November in the rest of Canada, cooling temperatures with a chance of snow. Of course their snow is a lot less than everywhere else in the country, and the weather is milder. And you will probably see much more rain. Still, even with the cooling temperatures, there is still plenty to do to get you out of the house. Here are some highlights.

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Watch Sherlock Holmes: A New Theatrical Adventure At The Ed Mirvish Theatre In Toronto

Starting October 27th and continuing until November 8th, you can catch Sherlock Holmes: A New Theatrical Adventure on stage at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto. The award winning production stars David Arquette in the lead role in a script by Greg Kramer.

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Catch a Shakespeare Play During Vancouver’s Bard on The Beach Festival

26 years ago the Bard on the Beach Festival began, and each year since visitors have been able to experience Shakespeare’s plays by the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park. Beginning in June and running through September, you can catch a Shakespeare play, related dramas, and several special events throughout the summer. This year is no different, with three different plays being presents.

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See The Taming Of The Shrew At The Stratford Festival May 11 – October 10th

The Stratford Festival is well on its way, and starting on May 11th another new play begins its theatrical run. Shakespeare’s the Taming of the Shrew takes the stage as the second of four Shakespeare plays playing through the summer.

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Catch ‘Once’ Play In Toronto At The Ed Mirvish Theatre

The 2012 Tony Award winning musical returns to Toronto for a limited engagement until May 31st 2015.

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The Audience Starring Helen Mirren As Queen Elizabeth II Opens Today On Broadway

Helen Mirren already won an Academy Award for her portrayal as Queen Elizabeth II in 2006’s The Queen, and beginning March 8th she’s taking to the stage to play the role once again. In it she reteams with screenwriter Peter Morgan.

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