THE RETURN
April 2014

THE RETURN

Those Aussies are not exactly like the rest of us, are they?  Think about it for a moment—Mad Max and Crocodile Dundee?  Those are worlds…

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
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GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS

If bad luck does indeed runs in streaks, you can thank Amicus Theatre for turning the tide this month with its dramatically seething presentation of…

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
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MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS

Yes, it was just like you see it in this musical theatre offering but a little shabbier. The Windmill Theatre had had comics and song-and-dance…

EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN
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EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN

  Turning 79 can’t be much fun when you think about it.  Memory isn’t what it used to be and upward mobility presents new challenges…

CAGE
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CAGE

  DARING AND REFRESHINGLY NEEDED Witnessing acting icon Diego Matamoros display characteristics of a primate within the confines of four transparent walls is about as anti-evolutionary as…

THE ORANGE DOT
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THE ORANGE DOT

If there’s a fine line between stupid and brilliant, Theatrefront’s staging of The Orange Dot under director Vikki Anderson is both stupidly brilliant and brilliantly…

 A CITY
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 A CITY

 The cast of Necessary Angel Theatre’s A City want you to know that lack of nutritional value in vitamin water and the need for gardening…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…VANESSA SMYTHE
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20 QUESTIONS WITH…VANESSA SMYTHE

Despite our best attempts at lunch hour lobbying, martini bar palm-greasing, and heated closed-door meetings with government officials, the city’s premier online theatre magazine is…

NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION
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NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION

  Starry-eyed dramatists can find it extremely difficult fighting the urge to try and change the world with a narrative contribution to the cultural landscape…

THE MILLENIAL MALCONTENT
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THE MILLENIAL MALCONTENT

The trouble with being young is that you think you’ve got it all figured out way ahead of everyone else.  And when the years start…

BUTCHER
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BUTCHER

  Weyni Mengesha steps outside her storytelling comfort zone in Butcher, a spine tingling presentation of horrific proportion on stage at the Panasonic Theatre.  In…

PEACE RIVER COUNTRY
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PEACE RIVER COUNTRY

Why is it that makes a good person do bad things? Or is it even possible for conduct to be defined as bad when someone…

SUPERIOR DONUTS
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SUPERIOR DONUTS

In our expanding universe of alternative facts, one thing will forever remain true—that all of us are indebted to someone else for something that has…

UNHOLY
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UNHOLY

There are two schools of thought that linger in communities far and wide—those who prefer we keep things the same and those that ask why…

THE WEDDING PARTY
April 2014

THE WEDDING PARTY

Two out of three people will agree that weddings may suck but wedding parties rock big time! Yes, the awkward dinner chamber of hellos—and sometimes…

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