News - Boardmore Theatre

Boardmore Playhouse Hosts Play of a Cape Breton Story

Post war industrial Cape Breton is the backdrop for the Cape Breton University (CBU) Boardmore Theatre’s production of The Company Store, which takes the stage November 22. Written by playwright Mary Vingoe and directed by Todd Hiscock, the production will run until December 2. The Company Store is the story of Ian MacDonald who comes More »

CBU’s Boardmore Theatre to Hold Auditions

The Boardmore Theatre is lighting up the stage this month with auditions for its rendition of Eugene Ionesco’s masterpiece, Exit the King. Starting Saturday, July 14, the playhouse will hold auditions for actors who wish to perform in this classic as part of the Boardmore’s 42nd Season of Plays. The show will include six performances. More »

Annual Family Series On Stage at Boardmore Theatre

The Cape Breton University Boardmore Theatre is all about family fun when the Boardmore Theatre Family Series takes the stage as part of the 41st Season of Plays. Beginning on May 7 with Night Light followed by Jack and the Beanstalk by the Maritime Marionettes on May 16, the series is guaranteed to entertain family More »

Nationally Renowned Playwright Bryden MacDonald to Adjudicate One Act Play Festival

The Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival returns to Cape Breton University March 23-31. The annual celebration will feature 10 plays over five nights and will highlight the accomplishments of theatre students, teachers, professionals and community aficionados who gather to produce live theatre. This year’s festival will be adjudicated by accomplished playwright and Cape Breton More »

CBU’s Boardmore Theatre Presents The Last Resort

Lights up on Norm Foster’s hilarious farce The Last Resort, on stage at CBU’s Boardmore Playhouse from February 28 – March 3. The show begins at 7 p.m., with a Sunday matinee on March 4 at 2 p.m. Director, Bruce Cathcart says, “Having a fondness for comedies, I was delighted to discover this farce by More »

Death of a Salesman at CBU’s Boardmore Playhouse

The Boardmore Theatre is lighting up the stage this month with its rendition of Arthur Miller’s masterpiece, Death of a Salesman. Starting Tuesday, January 24, the playhouse will put on six performances of this western classic as part of the theatre’s 41st Season of Plays. Directed by Todd Pettigrew,Death of a Salesman will be preformed More »

CBU Boardmore Theatre Launches 41st Season of Plays

William Shakespeare’s The Tempest is the first offering in the Boardmore Theatre’s 41st Season of Plays opening Thursday, November 24. This year’s season includes the American classic, Death of a Salesman, directed by Todd Pettigrew; the Canadian farce, The Last Resort, directed by Bruce Cathcart; The Elizabeth Boardmore One-act Play Festival, featuring five new plays More »