Neptune Theatre brings the hit Broadway musical Once to Halifax. The 15-member cast, including Annapolis Valley native Amanda LeBlanc in the lead role of Girl, all sing and play at least one instrument in the tale of finding one’s passion in life.
Tchaikovsky was not happy with the score he created for Swan Lake, says Bengt Jörgen. “But it works. It speaks to the heart and without the music you wouldn’t have Swan Lake,” continues the artistic director of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen.
The Dartmouth performer is backed by a four-piece band as he sings 25 songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin.
Halifax Camerata Singers and Rhapsody Quintet join together for a concert commemorating 1917, the year the Imo and the Mont Blanc collided in Halifax Harbour with an explosion that changed the city forever.
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee stars as convenience store owner and patriarch Appa in the hit play and the CBC TV series. Though the play by Ins Choi is about the Korean community, it has universal themes of family, legacy and expressing love to one another, Lee says.
Hannah Mae Cruddas was five or six when she first saw The Nutcracker at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax. She dreamed of dancing the role of Clara and was inspired to pursue a career as a professional dancer. Now, the 23-year-old Dartmouth native is a member of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen and returns home to make her childhood dreams come true.
Want to rule the world with Heather Rankin? The singer, who sold more than one million albums with her siblings as part of beloved Cape Breton group The Rankin Family, is set to release her first solo album, A Fine Line, on April 1.