Monthly Archives: May 2011

Richard the Third

There were no disappointments with this production! It was almost perfect- great staging, great costumes, sound and lighting. Seanna McKenna was perfect as Richard- amoral and funny and evil. Her many asides to the audience -both oral and physical were … Continue reading

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We had high hopes for this play by Wajdi Mouawad the author of Scorched. But this play did not meet the high standard set by the earlier one.The elements of magic realism did not add to the story but made … Continue reading

Posted in Lisa Ripo-Martell, RH Thomson, Tarragon 2011, Vivien EndIcott-Douglas, Wajdi Mouawad | 1 Comment

The Grapes of Wrath

Our first play of the Stratford season. I wanted to see it, Keith did not. It was superb!Evan Builung was brilliant as Tom Joad Janet Wright equally strong as Ma Joad and Tom McCamus was great as the preacher. There … Continue reading

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The Cosmonaut’s last message to the woman he once loved in the former Soviet Union

two cosmonauts stranded on the space station discuss life, love and the meaning of the universe.Unfortunately it was Friday evening and I was very tired. So after sleeping through most of the first act we went home at the intermission.Not … Continue reading

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