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This darkly comic Canadian series follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe at the fictional New Burbage Festival, exposing the high drama, scorching battles, and artistic miracles that happen behind the scenes.

  1. Mark McKinney


  2. Bob Martin


  3. Susan Coyne


Series Cast

  1. Paul Gross as Geoffrey Tennant

    Paul Gross

    Geoffrey Tennant

    18 Episodes

  2. Stephen Ouimette as Oliver Welles

    Stephen Ouimette

    Oliver Welles

    18 Episodes

  3. Martha Burns as Ellen Fanshaw

    Martha Burns

    Ellen Fanshaw

    18 Episodes

  4. Susan Coyne as Anna Conroy

    Susan Coyne

    Anna Conroy

    18 Episodes

  5. Don McKellar as Darren Nichols

    Don McKellar

    Darren Nichols

    18 Episodes

  6. Graham Harley


    18 Episodes

  7. Mark McKinney as Richard Smith-Jones

    Mark McKinney

    Richard Smith-Jones

    18 Episodes

  8. Seán Cullen as Basil

    Seán Cullen


    12 Episodes

  9. Leon Pownall as Brian

    Leon Pownall


    12 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

2006 • 6 Episodes

Season three sees the festival planning to stage King Lear, as well as a contemporary new musical, in an attempt to top the critical and financial success of its last production. But creative director Geoffrey Tennant finds himself seized by fits of uncontrollable weeping—among other, more intimate maladies.

The Promised End

(3x6, August 28, 2006) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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