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

    Paul Gross

    Geoffrey Tennant

    18 Episodes

  2. Steven Ouimette

    Oliver Welles

    18 Episodes

  3. Martha Burns

    Martha Burns

    Ellen Fanshaw

    18 Episodes

  4. Mark McKinney

    Mark McKinney

    18 Episodes

  5. Don McKellar

    Don McKellar

    18 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.

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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m, 45m



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