Handsome Alice in the news


Handsome Alice Theatre Presents The Tall Building – The Half Step – Stephen Hunt

September 15, 2016 - 2:27 am / Review

Sulla (Genevieve Pare) is anxious. She’s a woman in her thirties, who lives in a tall building, in a city on fire, where coyotes roam the streets. There’s an assassin … More

Handsome Alice Theatre Looks Out From The Tall Building – Joyful Magpies

September 15, 2016 - 2:19 am / Review

A city is threatened by fire and wild coyotes in Jill Connell’s play The Tall Building. For three strangers living high above in an apartment building, however, it’s not the … More

Absurdist drama The Tall Building explores the human condition – The Calgary Herald

September 14, 2016 - 2:08 am / Review

True to its moniker, Handsome Alice Theatre’s production of Jill Connell’s absurdist drama The Tall Building is handsome.From design and direction to performance, a great deal of talent has been … More

Calgary Theatres providing edgy options – The Calgary Herald

August 26, 2016 - 2:59 am / Article

Calgary has a particularly vibrant alternative theatre scene, and with news from Handsome Alice, Theatre Basement and Sage Theatre about their upcoming seasons, this could be a most memorable year … More

Calgary Herald announces the Calgary Theatre Critics Awards nominees

May 24, 2016 - 5:40 pm / Article

It was a long and arduous process when the Calgary theatre critics met on May 21 at Loft 112 in the East Village to choose the nominees for the 2016 … More

Goodnight Desdemona theatre review

May 20, 2016 - 6:02 pm / Review

Eyeopener theatre reviewer Jonathan Love offers his thoughts on the new production of Goodnight Desdemona from new Calgary theatre company Handsome Alice. Listen

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is a refreshing production

May 17, 2016 - 8:33 pm / Review

There is something completely refreshing about taking something conventional and flipping it on its head. Men playing all the roles in a play, including the roles of women. Men being … More

Goodnight Desdemona

May 17, 2016 - 8:28 pm / Review

Sometimes you see a show that takes you completely by surprise. For me, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) was that show. I read it in university. I’m certain I read it … More

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) roars with wit and humour

May 16, 2016 - 8:30 pm / Review

Co-presented with The Shakespeare Company and Hit & Myth Productions, Handsome Alice Theatre, formerly known as Urban Curvz Theatre, makes its debut with Anne-Marie MacDonald’s 1988 play Goodnight Desdemona (Good … More

Goodnight Desdemona a comic delight

May 16, 2016 - 8:26 pm / Review

Like Alice and Wendy before her, Constance Ledbelly, the hero of Anne-Marie MacDonald’s Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), goes on an exotic journey of self discovery. Where Alice went to … More

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