ME AND MY GIRL
April 2014

ME AND MY GIRL

There’s no escaping the countless aesthetic decisions that have gone into the Shaw Festival’s jolly good staging of Me And My Girl on stage until…

THE JAZZ SINGER
April 2014

THE JAZZ SINGER

Hats off to The Harold Green Jewish Theatre for closing off a milestone 10th season in blissful style.  Director Tim French brilliantly transforms small venue…

BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR
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BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR

  Historians cautiously select their heroes on a case-by-case basis, which is why some truly magnificent people haven’t found their rightful place in the records…

BAD JEWS
April 2014

BAD JEWS

While narrative baselines involving social gatherings in response to the death of a loved one is by no means an original  idea the challenge for any…

20 Questions With…Alexis Gordon
April 2014

20 Questions With…Alexis Gordon

If you’re a firm believer in taking chances in the pursuit of what matters most in life, get ready for a most rewarding musical theatre…

STRICTLY BALLROOM
April 2014

STRICTLY BALLROOM

  Following a successful Australian and England staging, Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom The Musical is everything its promised to be an more at the Princess of Wales…

MIDSUMMER (a play with songs)
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MIDSUMMER (a play with songs)

  Reflecting on the time I had served what felt like a life sentence in history class just waiting for a new tomorrow to arrive,…

I’M DOING THIS FOR YOU
April 2014

I’M DOING THIS FOR YOU

It should be noted that Haley McGee’s stage leap to the Young Centre for the Performing Arts was instantly credited with a 5 star review…

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…

SOUSATZKA
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SOUSATZKA

When you’re a restless teenager bound by high expectations, it’s not uncommon to wish that your parents were just like everyone else’s.  Sixteen year old Themba’s (Jordan…

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…

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