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Slings & arrows. Season 2, Volume two

Author: Paul GrossStephen OuimetteMartha BurnsDon McKellarGeraint Wyn DaviesAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : Acorn Media, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television plays
Television comedies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gross; Stephen Ouimette; Martha Burns; Don McKellar; Geraint Wyn Davies; Colm Feore; Susan Coyne; Mark McKinney; Bob Martin; Sari Friedland; Daniel Iron; Peter Wellington; Rhombus Media (Firm); Showcase (Television network); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569388830 9781569388839
OCLC Number: 219689418
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: cast interview (Burns & Ouimette); deleted & extended scenes; production notes; cast filmographies.
Credits: Score, Ron Sures ; editor, Christopher Donaldson ; director of photography, Rudolph Blahacek ; series created by Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney ; based on a concept by Susan Coyne, Tecca Crosby ; songs by Greg Morrison, Lisa Lambert, Bob Martin.
Cast: Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Susan Coyne, Leon Pownall, Matt FitzGerald, Graham Harley, Michael Polley, Catherine Fitch, Rothaford Gray, Mark McKinney, Joanne Kelly, David Alpay ; Don McKellar, Geraint Wyn Davies, Jackie Burroughs, Peter Keleghan, Eric Peterson, Colm Feore, Rachel McAdams, Luke Kirby.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on Showcase in 2005.
Awards: Gemini Awards, 2006: Best dramatic series ; Best direction in a dramatic series ; Performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role (McKinney); Best performance by an actress in a continuing leading dramatic role (Burns); Best performance by an actress in a featured supporting role in a dramatic series (Coyne); Best writing in a dramatic series.
Target Audience: Contains strong coarse language.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Vol. 2. Episode 4: Fair is foul and foul is fair ; Episode 5: Steeped in blood ; Episode 6: Birnam Wood.
Other Titles: Slings and arrows
Slings & arrows (Television program)
Responsibility: producers, Sari Friedland, Daniel Iron ; written by Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney ; directed by Peter Wellington ; Rhombus ; developed & produced in association with Showcase [and others].
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Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?

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