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Sean Dixon's 'A God in Need of Help' receives FOUR Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations!

Congratulations to Sean Dixon! His new play, A God in Need of Helphas been nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore awards.

The nominations are in the following categories: Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Scenic Design and Outstanding Sound Design/Composition. 

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NOW Magazine gives 'A God in Need of Help' top rating

By Jon Kaplan
NOW Magazine
April 29 2014

NOW RATING: NNNN

At the centre of Sean Dixon’s fascinating A God In Need Of Helps is a monumental painting by Dürer, The Brotherhood Of The Rosary. It’s 1606, and four men chosen for their strength must carry it over the Alps from Venice to Prague.

A miracle – or what some see as a miracle – brings their journey to a halt when a group of Protestants attack the team and their captain.

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Examiner gives Sean Dixon's 'A God in Need of Help' 4/5 stars

By Christina Strynatka
Examiner
April 25 2014

The year was 1606 and four Venetian strongmen were tasked with transporting Albrecht Dürer's Feast of the Rosary to Emperor Rudolf II in Austria. That story was brought back to life by Sean Dixon, who directed "A God in Need of Help" on April 23, 2014 at Tarragon Theatre. The painting was real, and the play created drama that surrounded it, with an event that may or may not have happened.

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Alberta Views loves Karen Hines's Drama

By Alex Rettie
Alberta Views
September 15 2012

Drama: Pilot Episode by Karen Hines was reviewed by books columnist Alex Rettie in the September 2012 issue of Alberta Views, alongside Stewart Lemoine's Witness to a Conga. An excerpt of the Drama half of the review appears below:

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Jun 8 – 16 | The Drifts LIVE at the Hollywood Fringe

Jun 8 - Jun 16

Author and actor Thom Vernon brings the theatricalized version of his acclaimed novel The Drifts to the Hollywood Fringe this June 8 and 9, and June 14 through 16. You won’t want to miss this live version of a novel the Globe and Mail called 'a great contemporary twist on the Southern Gothic tradition.'

Location: 
The Complex
6476 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles
United States
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Jul 8 | Shannon Bramer's Monarita plays at Fringe Festival

Jul 8 - Jul 17

Monarita is the hilariously surreal story of two close friends at a crossroads. Soon after Mona becomes a mother she finds she has lost herself -- now one of the greatest friendships of her life is in danger of being lost as well, when her best friend Rita tries to break it off and make a new life without her. Will Mona let Rita go? Can Rita exist without Mona? Isn’t love supposed to last forever?

Location: 
Bathurst Street Theatre
736 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON
Canada
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Goodness begins at Toronto Theatre Centre

Sep 16 - Sep 27

Michael Redhill's award-winning play Goodness returns to Toronto in a new production that has received raves in newspapers around the world. The new Volcano Theatre production is a multi-layered exploration of genocide laced with choral music from Zimbabwe to the Ukraine. Following the Toronto run, the production will transfer directly to Butare, Rwanda where it will be performed as part of the Arts Azimut Festival, commemorating the 15th Anniversary of the genocide there.

Location: 
The Theatre Centre
1087 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M6J 1H3
Canada
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Sean Dixon's latest theatre production lauded

Sean Dixon, author of The Girls Who Saw Everything, is also a noted playwright and actor.

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