Monthly Archives: September 2013

Othello

Having the chance to see two amazing productions of Othello within two weeks is not something that happens often. The Stratford production was so good, it was hard to imagine another could come near it.The National Theatre broadcast its’ production … Continue reading

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The Thrill

The Thrill is not a reference to the sensation you get watching this play, amazed by the ability of actors like Lucy Peacock to become someone else so completely. It is I assume a reference to the thrill Elora and … Continue reading

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Under Milkwood

The final reading in the Forum Series organized by Geraint Wynn Davies had nothing to do with the theme of the Form or with Shakespeare, but a lot to do with Wynn Davies’ Welsh heritage. He wanted to do this, … Continue reading

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Faith Healer

Brian Friel manages to write Irish plays that even Keith enjoys. This is one of them. We saw a great production at Soul Pepper a few years ago and wondered how it would be to see it again? Could it … Continue reading

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Arcadia

My friend Gary declares this to be the best play ever. I would not go that far, but it is a very good play indeed. And when a very good director like Eda Holmes has a cast like this one, … Continue reading

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Lady Windermere’s Fan

Cross casting gave us Marla McLean as the young innocent this time, instead of the jaded sophisticate of Enchanted April and Tara Rosling as the bad woman instead of the good one. The contrast added a note of fun to … Continue reading

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Enchanted April

Enchanting! Every woman who lives in a cold, wet climate has a fantasy about escaping to a warm romantic place. This play allows us to watch four women fulfill their fantasies. Moya O’Connell, Tara Rosling, Donna Belleville and Marla McLean … Continue reading

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