Slings & Arrows (CA)
In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the artistic directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When he arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past.
Last Episode03x06 The Promised End Aired: Aug. 28, 2006
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Series Fun Facts
- Paul Gross and Martha Burns, who play on-again, off-again lovers Geoffrey and Ellen, have in their real lives been married since 1988. They have two children together.
- The fictional town of New Burbage and its theater festival are presumably named after Richard Burbage, and actor-manager who was the star of many original Shakespeare plays and who…
[show]The fictional town of New Burbage and its theater festival are presumably named after Richard Burbage, and actor-manager who was the star of many original Shakespeare plays and who spearheaded, in 1597, the construction of the original Globe theater in London.
- The fictional town of New Burbage as well as their primarily Shakespeare-based theatre festival is based on the Stratford Festival, located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
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