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Ever wondered what it was like to step onto the stage on opening night? The Theatre at UBC Podcast Series provides an intimate glimpse into the process of mounting a theatrical work. Catch this, the premiere of the series, and listen in as we prepare for the first show of Theatre at UBC's 54th Season -- and the Vancouver premiere of Jonathan Harvey's acclaimed play, Beautiful Thing.
This podcast features original music by Patrick Pennefather, interviews with director Stephen Heatley and his cast of 5th year BFA acting students from Theatre at UBC's acclaimed acting program: Ira Cooper, Kevin Kraussler, Evan Frayne, Olivia Rameau, and Joanna Rannelli.
First performed in 1993 at the Bush Theatre in London, Beautiful Thing was a West End hit and won author Jonathan Harvey an Olivier nomination as well as the John Whiting Award. This celebrated play was subsequently made into a BBC film and developed a cult following. The play completed successful revivals in London's West End, Chicago and San Francisco in 2006.
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