Canadian dark comedy following the fortunes of a dysfunctional theatre troupe, making fun of the excesses of the actors who want to turn the theatre into a Shakespearean theme park. A production of Hamlet is the central plot line.
"To be or not to be, that is the question, eh?" A hit on the Sundance Channel, this quirky Canadian series has been hailed as the next Six Feet Under. Follow the outrageous fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre as it struggles with artistic egos, conspiratorial board members, and a meddlesome ghost.
ContentsVolume 1. Episode 1: Oliver's dream ; Episode 2: Geoffrey's return ; Episode 3: Madness in great ones
Volume 2. Episode 4: Outrageous fortune ; Episode 5: A mirror up to nature ; Episode 6: Playing the swan.
Actors -- Canada -- Drama.
Theatrical companies -- Canada -- Drama.
Theatrical producers and directors -- Canada -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Silver Spring, MD :Acorn Media,2006
Martin, Bob, 1962-
McKinney, Mark, 1959-
Gross, Paul, 1959-
McKellar, Don, 1963-
McAdams, Rachel, 1978-
Kirby, Luke, 1978-
Irwin, Jennifer, 1975-
Rhombus Media (Firm)
Canadian Television Fund.
Movie Central (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Don McKellar, Rachel McAdams, Susan Coyne, Mark McKinney, Luke Kirby, Jennifer Irwin.
Recommended for mature audiences.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2003.
Contains all 6 episodes from the first season.
DVD special features include: trailer, bloopers, deleted and extended scenes, production notes, lyrics to "Cheer Up Hamlet" and "Call the Understudy," and cast filmographies.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
2 videodiscs (approximately 276 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.