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88.5 CBC Radio One Presents Sunday-@-the Segal with Leah Cherniak
March 2008

CBC Radio One

Sunday-@-the Segal

A series of intimate conversation and riveting lectures at
The Leanor and Alvin Segal Theatre

With Leah Cherniak

Don't miss Sunday-@-the-Segal for the upcoming production, I, Claudia, as we welcome the show’s director, Leah Cherniak.

Ms Cherniak is the co-artistic director of Theatre Columbus in Toronto and will be sharing her thoughts on new play development in Canada, specifically as relates to I, Claudia. For I, Claudia, The Record’s Robert Reid said, “Leah Cherniak's direction is flawless.”

Theatre Columbus has created over 25 new plays and has an excellent reputation for innovative productions of classics. For Theatre Columbus, Leah has directed most of the company’s repertoire, including, Hotel Loopy, Gynty (an adaptation of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt), The Barber of Seville, Paranoia, Lonely Nights and Other Stories, The Betrayal, The Cherry Orchard and Twelfth Night, among many others. She co-created and directed the multi-award winning play, The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine. Leah also directs for The Tarragon Theatre, The Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People, Blyth Festival and Thousand Islands Playhouse among others. Leah teaches an intensive clown course for The Ryerson Theatre Program as well as teaching at The National Theatre School in Montreal.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

11 AM

Coffee and refreshments will be served in the lobby
(Tickets on sale now for the first preview of I, Claudia at 1:30 pm)

At the Leanor and Alvin Segal Theatre, 5170 Cote Ste. Catherine Rd.

FREE ADMISSION!! No reservations necessary, general admission

The Leanor and Alvin Segal Theatre and Theatre and Company in association with Delav Consulting presents

I, Claudia, March 16 - April 13, 2008

For tickets call (514) 739-7944