Hinterviews

Hinterviews with Peter Hinton

Peter Hinton is the Artistic Director of English Theatre at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Considered one of Canada’s finest stage directors, Peter has had a twenty year career as a playwright, dramaturge and tireless champion of Canadian theatre. In each podcast episode we hope to take you into the intimate world of the artists and creative minds behind the productions on stage.

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Latest Episodes

  • Grand Finale - Celebrating Six Years of Hinterviews

    February 11, 2013 - Duration: 23:59

    In this final Hinterview of the series, we look back at some of the highlights featuring guests like Don McKellar, Robert Lepage, Paul Gross, Margaret Atwood, and Graham Greene.

  • And Slowly Beauty

    December 1, 2011 - Duration: 43:42

    Imagine: you are Mr. Mann, and you’ve just won two tickets to Chekhov’s comedy, The Three Sisters. You’ve barely heard of Chekhov, but you go anyway (alone, because no one else in the family is interested). Unexpectedly the experience begins…

  • Saltwater Moon

    November 3, 2011 - Duration: 31:49

    On a moonlit night in August, 1926, 18 year-old Jacob Mercer has returned from Toronto to the tiny Newfoundland outport of Coley’s Point, hoping to win back his former sweetheart, Mary Snow. But Mary, still hurt and puzzled by Jacob’s…

  • i think i can

    June 7, 2011 - Duration: 20:46

    Artistic Director Peter Hinton speaks with Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People Artistic Director Allen MacInnis about the Theatre, creating work with young people in mind and the how i think i can, a story told through tap dance and…

  • Lauchie, Liza and Rory

    April 29, 2011 - Duration: 38:14

    Artistic Director Peter Hinton speaks with Lauchie, Liza and Rory producer and Mulgrave Road Theatre Artistic Director Emmy Alcorn about touring productions from the East Coast, the history of Mulgrave Road and what the theatre scene is like in Nova…

  • Saint Carmen of the Main

    March 29, 2011 - Duration: 36:49

    Artistic Director Peter Hinton speaks with Saint Carmen of The Main translator Linda Gaboriau about working with Michel Tremblay, the creation process and new translation of Saint Carmen of The Main and what goes into translating a play.

  • Agokwe

    March 4, 2011 - Duration: 41:38

    Special Guest Suzanne Keeptwo speaks with Ed Roy, director and dramaturg of Agokwe, about the creation of the production, the importance of the message and how he worked with Waawaate Fobister on bringing the play from a monologue to an…

  • “The Company”

    February 3, 2011 - Duration: 1:01:34

    On Saturday, January 22, a Special Hinterview took place for NAC English Theatre subscribers and Friends of English Theatre, as Artistic Director Peter Hinton and Dramaturg and Artistic Associate Paula Danckert, sat down with the members of the NAC English…

  • The Year of Magical Thinking

    January 25, 2011 - Duration: 36:45

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton speaks with Michael Shamata, director of The Year of Magical Thinking and Artistic Director of the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, about directing a book adapted for the stage and working alongside Seana McKenna.

  • nativity

    December 17, 2010 - Duration: 25:19

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton speaks with nativity playwright Peter Anderson about the inspiration of the play, the process of the creation and how his career in theatre began.

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