Pride & Prejudice

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” The opening sentence of Pride and Prejudice epitomizes Jane Austen’s writing; here is money, here is marriage, here are (one hopes) love and romance, and here is a drily witty narrator who is sure that you share her amused discernment. One … Read more

Auditioning for SnB: What’s the Process?

On Sep. 8, Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company held auditions for their first play of the season, Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. When auditioning for an SnB show, you sign up for an audition slot, which is normally scheduled between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on a weekend. Auditions are typically held at … Read more

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Interests New Students at Club Expo and Launch Party

Every year, Carleton University holds Carleton Expo, a day where clubs on campus can showcase and introduce their club to new students. One such club is Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company. SnB also recently hosted their 2018/19 season Launch Party. SnB is Carleton’s student-run theatre company, and has been active since 1943. At each Expo, … Read more

Twelfth Night: Through the Eyes of a Stage-Hand

The Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company is Carleton University’s oldest club and Canada’s oldest run theatre company at a university. Throughout the school year, the company puts on four to five shows.  Their fourth performance of the season, Twelfth Night opened on Jan. 18 and ran until Jan. 27 with a six-show run. I was … Read more

A Spectacular Spectaculathon

Sock ‘n’ Buskin truly is a friendship company. When I first heard someone say that, I thought it was tacky but now I see that it is the perfect descriptor for this theatre company. It all starts the moment you decide to get involved. Between the welcome booth at the club expo and the launch party … Read more

An Inside Look At Tech Weekend

The weekend of Nov. 11-13 is a busy week for Carleton’s theatre company The Sock N Buskin. The director, stagehands, and actors flock to the Kailash Mital Theatre to take part in Tech Weekend so they can get ready for opening night on Thursday Nov. 16.  Although the director and the actors are the ones … Read more