Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Saskatoon -  Broadway Business District - Broadway & 10th Street | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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For the past 26 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. See the line-up of incredible Canadian literary talent at The Word On The Street Saskatoon Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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From the Stage to the Page: The Legendary Henry Woolf (in conversation with Jeff Rogstad)

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Henry Woolf, the distinguished stage and screen actor who has been described as “a living icon of the theatrical avant-garde,” worked alongside such contemporaries as Harold Pinter, Laurence Olivier, Peter  O’Toole, Orson Welles, and Glenda Jackson in London, New York, and elsewhere before he eventually settled in Saskatoon where he taught at the University of Saskatchewan and was artistic director of  Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan. In his hilarious anecdote-filled memoir, Barcelona Is In Trouble, Woolf regales readers with adventures from his long and illustrious career.

Jeff Rogstad is an interviewer and weather specialist at CTV Saskatoon, a professional actor, and long-time member of the Saskatoon Soaps Improv Comedy company.

Barcelona Is In Trouble

In his hilarious anecdote-filled memoir, Barcelona Is In Trouble, Woolf regales readers with adventures from his long and illustrious career.

  • Memoir

Henry Woolf

Henry Woolf was born in London, England in 1930. He has been an actor and director for sixty years and, when no one was looking, a writer too. He has worked with lots of top chaps such as Orson Welles, Lawrence Olivier, Peter O’Toole, and Peter Brook. In 1957 he persuaded Harold Pinter to write his first play, “The Room,” which Henry directed. For ten years Henry was artistic director of the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival. He taught at the University of Saskatchewan Drama Department for fourteen years, retiring as Head in 1997.

Nonfiction:  (Saskatoon, SK), Barcelona Is in Trouble