Hinterviews with Peter Hinton

55 Episodes

About the podcast

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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  • Leah Cherniak

    English Oct 15, 2008 30:00

    Peter speaks with Leah Cherniak, the Co-Artistic Director (with Martha Ross) of Theatre Columbus in Toronto. The company has created over 30 new plays and also has an excellent reputation...

  • Happy Days

    English Sep 12, 2008 13:08

    Happy Days, written in 1961, is Beckett's last full-length drama and follows in the tradition of earlier work casting a crystal clear and almost affectionate gaze upon man’s (in this...

  • Alison Lawrence

    English May 02, 2008 41:40

    Laura Denker interviews Alison Lawrence on the subject of her play "And All for Love". Set in 1660, following the restoration of the monarchy, And All for Love is a...

  • Rick Chafe

    English Mar 26, 2008 43:00

    Peter Hinton is in conversation with Rick Chafe on the subject of his play, Shakespeare's Dog. Hooker is a dog with a gift for sniffing out "soul". When his master, the...

  • Yvette Nolan

    English Feb 27, 2008 36:00

    Peter Hinton in conversation with Yvette Nolann Shakespeare’s tale of Julius Caesar is unearthed … this time on native ground. "We struggle to find some kind of self-government, to achieve...

  • Marth Henry

    English Jan 14, 2008 1:05:00

    Martha Henry, actor, director and long-time member of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival company speaks with Laurie Brown in the final National Arts Centre English Theatre 2007-08 Celebrity Speakers Series.

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    English Jan 11, 2008 36:00

    Featuring a spectacular multicultural Indian cast of 23 dancers, musicians, actors and performers, this passionate, energetic, thrilling and beautiful re-interpretation of the play casts aside familiar traditions of performing Shakespeare...

  • Peter Hinton on Macbeth

    English Jan 08, 2008 35:00

    The tables are turned this month as dramaturge Paula Dankert interviews Peter Hinton on his NAC production of Macbeth. Director, playwright and dramaturge Peter Hinton has been an integral part...

  • John van Burek

    English Nov 21, 2007 35:30

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with special guest John van Burek, Artistic Director of the Pleiades Theatre, and co-translator of Dying to be Sick.

  • John Wood

    English Oct 31, 2007 38:30

    Peter Hinton chats with John Wood, noted Canadian theatre director and former artistic director of NAC English Theatre on the subject of his new work, Falstaff, based on the novel...

  • Celebrity Speakers: Margaret Atwood

    English Sep 23, 2007 1:26:00

    Laurie Brown interviews Margaret Atwood on the occasion of the world premiere of The Penelopiad at the National Arts Centre. Margaret Atwood is an international literary star. In her thematically...

  • Deborah Shaw

    English Sep 22, 2007 47:00

    NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Peter Hinton chats with special guest Deborah Shaw, Associate Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company, about the world premiere of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad.

  • Marie Clements

    English May 30, 2007 31:30

    Marie Clements is an award-winning Métis performer, playwright, screenwriter, director, producer and founding Artistic Director of urban ink Productions. Her ten plays including Burning Vision, The Unnatural and Accidental Women,...

  • Celebrity Speakers: Michael Ondaatje

    English May 16, 2007 1:05:00

    Laurie Brown interviews Michael Ondaatje. Although he is best known as a novelist for his extraordinary, multiple award-winning The English Patient and its quasi-prequel In the Skin of a Lion,...

  • 7 Important Things

    English May 01, 2007 41:45

    NAC English Theatre Communications Officer Laura Denker interviews Nadia Ross, artistic director of STO Union Theatre Company and George Acheson, her collaborator and the subject of the production 7 Important...