A day at the Royal Alex Theatre

Toronto’s Royal Alex Theatre, currently playing host to the 80’s hairband musical Rock of Ages, invited the Toronto Star in to the theatre for a day – the following article gives a timeline run down of the life of the theatre in one day.  It’s a lot more than just the 2 hours of performance…

Article:  http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/theatre/article/853252–a-day-in-the-life-of-a-theatre

Hollywood’s attempts to court Christian audience

Mel Gibson’s “Passion of the Christ” proved to many Hollywood executives that there was an untapped market of people looking for specifically Christian material. In the years since, a handful of films out of Hollywood have attempted to reach that market with varying degrees of success – which has still left room for the independently produced Christian films, such as the ones produced by Sherwood Baptist Church (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, etc). But with dollar signs in their eyes, the dream machine of the mainstream film industry has yet to fully tap into that audience. Here is an article from the New York Times that addresses this issue.


Article on actor Neil McDonough


This is an article about actor Neil McDonough (recognizable from Desperate Housewives and Band of Brothers), who has faced challenges as an actor because of the stand he’s taken on filming love scenes because of his religious beliefs.

The 2010-2011 Belhaven Theatre Season

The Belhaven University Theatre Department is proud to announce its production season for 2010-2011.

August 21: The 24 Hour Theatre Festival.  From zero to new play in 24 hours.  Blackbox Theatre

September 21-25: Lifting the Veil by Paul D Patton, directed by Jonathan Dixon.  Theatre 151

October 21-30: “Juliet and her Romeo” a stylized presentation of Shakespeare’s tragedy directed by Joseph Frost.  Blackbox Theatre

November 30 & December 1: The 5th Annual One Act Play Festival.  Blackbox Theatre.

February 17-25: The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by John Maxwell.  Blackbox Theatre.

March 30-April 5: The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Becki Haynes.  Theatre 151.

April 4-16:  The Belhaven Theatre Festival – a two week extravaganza of theatre activities; including guest artist performances, showcase solo shows, class presentations, staged readings of original works, senior recitals, and workshops.  Exact times and locations TBA.

For more information, contact the Belhaven Theatre Box Office at boxoffice [at] belhaven.edu or 601-965-7026.