Slings & Arrows

In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre 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 Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming general manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet -- the play that drove him mad.
In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre 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 Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming general manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet -- the play that drove him mad.

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The forced cancellation of King Lear brings sever consequences to the actors and festival staff, especially Geoffrey and Anna. Refusing to surrender, however, Geoffrey reassembles the cast and crew for a single, illicit, underground performance of the pla

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s3e6 The Promised End
August 28, 2006
The forced cancellation of King Lear brings sever consequences to the actors and festival staff, especially Geoffrey and Anna. Refusing to surrender, however, Geoffrey reassembles the cast and crew for a single, illicit, underground performance of the pla
Series Finale
Anna, the festival's efficient assistant manager, steps in to help Geoffrey with Charles. But King Lear loses its Regan as actress Ellen Fanshaw flees the festival for the promise of a big payday on TV.

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s3e5 All Blessed Secrets
August 21, 2006
Anna, the festival's efficient assistant manager, steps in to help Geoffrey with Charles. But King Lear loses its Regan as actress Ellen Fanshaw flees the festival for the promise of a big payday on TV.
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s1e3 Madness in Great Ones
November 17, 2003
November 17, 2003
Madness in Great Ones
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s1e4 Outrageous Fortune
November 23, 2003
November 23, 2003
Outrageous Fortune
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s1e5 Mirror up to Nature
December 1, 2003
December 1, 2003
Mirror up to Nature
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s1e6 Playing the Swan
December 8, 2003
December 8, 2003
Playing the Swan
Season Finale
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s2e1 Season's End
June 27, 2005
June 27, 2005
Season's End
Season Premiere
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s2e2 Fallow Time
July 4, 2005
July 4, 2005
Fallow Time
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s2e3 Rarer Monsters
July 11, 2005
July 11, 2005
Rarer Monsters
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s2e5 Steeped in Blood
July 25, 2005
July 25, 2005
Steeped in Blood
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s2e6 Birnam Wood
August 1, 2005
August 1, 2005
Birnam Wood
Season Finale
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s3e1 Divided Kingdom
July 24, 2006
July 24, 2006
Divided Kingdom
Season Premiere
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s3e2 Vex Not His Ghost
July 31, 2006
July 31, 2006
Vex Not His Ghost
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s3e3 The Way Madness Lies
August 7, 2006
August 7, 2006
The Way Madness Lies
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s3e4 Every Inch a King
August 14, 2006
August 14, 2006
Every Inch a King
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s3e5 All Blessed Secrets
August 21, 2006
August 21, 2006
All Blessed Secrets
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s3e6 The Promised End
August 28, 2006
August 28, 2006
The Promised End
Series Finale

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