WHEN WE ARE MARRIED
April 2014

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED

When a love-struck bachelor moseys up to the altar and utters the words “I do,” he better mean it. Although things can get a bit…

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS
April 2014

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS

Everyone remembers being stuck in the house as a child, either on a rainy day or for something your parents deemed a crime. And while…

THE PHILANDERER
April 2014

THE PHILANDERER

The thing about commitment is that it’s so darn hard to maintain when your heart really isn’t in it. And when you’re a self-absorbed estrogen…

THE BEAUX STRATEGEM
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THE BEAUX STRATEGEM

Playwright George Farquhar’s The Beaux Stratagem has been one of the most celebrated comedies of the British stage for more than two centuries. If Antoni…

The Charity That Began At Home
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The Charity That Began At Home

Is it not a truism that people primarily fall into three distinct categories: pleasant, not-so-pleasant, and you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me? You’ll find them all here in St John…

The Book of Mormon
April 2014

The Book of Mormon

The musical preaching work continues in our city with the eagerly anticipated return of The Book of Mormon. Super satirists Trey Parker and Matt Stone…

The Sea
April 2014

The Sea

Isn’t it strange how one person’s death can alter the lives of everyone else around them? In East Anglia, a coastal town of laughable eccentrics,…

The Crucible
April 2014

The Crucible

Let’s be honest, a little bit of witch hunting has never hurt anyone, has it? Aside from authentic witches, that is. Arthur Miller’s timeless and…

Tartuffe
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Tartuffe

Say what you will about the Molière canon but no one can argue that Tartuffe is one of the funniest plays of all time. It’s…

Wicked
April 2014

Wicked

Let’s face the facts, sequels often tend to suck and prequels never seem to come close to matching the magic of a cherished story. Creators…

12 Angry Men
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12 Angry Men

Characters don’t come more boldly inspirational than Juror 8 played by the perpetually clever Stuart Hughes. It’s the kind of figure we all dream of…

Crazy For You
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Crazy For You

Spoiler Alert: Crazy for You, now being given a mega glamourous staging at the Stratford Festival, is basically a fix-up of “Girl Crazy” (the 1930…

Man of La Mancha
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Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha tells the story of playwright/poet/tax collector Miguel de Cervantes and his faithful attendant Sancho, who get thrown into a dungeon by…

Mother Courage And Her Children
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Mother Courage And Her Children

You gotta love a character who can stand the test of time. Seana McKenna’s Mother Courage is an unforgettable figure, like so many women of…

HEADLINE:  ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT
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HEADLINE: ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT

Is it a director that makes a story great or is it a great story that makes a director? While the jury remains out on…

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