Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Diary of Anne Frank

The audience sat in stunned silence at the end, all too moved to react. Even the usual standing ovation seemed disrespectful. An amazing and powerful production. The set is terrific and the staging is wonderful. I will not say more … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music

I thought it would be fun, as the music is so familiar and enjoyable, and Donna Feore certainly knows how to direct a musical. I was blown away by Stephanie Rothenberg as Maria. She was simply perfect. Charming, pretty, and … Continue reading

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Hamlet

Loved it! I am a big fan of Jonathan Goad, so I was predisposed to be positive. But I loved the energy and the humour in this production. Goad was charming even in his madness, but always believable as a … Continue reading

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Trudeau and Levesque

Another episode in the History of the Village of the Small Huts, performed by Video Cabaret at Soulpepper. We loved the first one we saw – The War of 1812 and enjoyed this one almost as much. But only almost. … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing

Bollywood Style! This was a fun production of one of my favourite Shakespearean comedies.  I am always interested in seeing the many ways in which the plays can be interpreted and how the meanings still come through. So how could … Continue reading

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Tom at the Farm

Michel Marc Bouchard is having an Ontario festival this year, with Stratford doing Christina the Girl King last summer, Shaw doing The Divine this summer and Buddies in Bad Times presenting Tom at the Farm. I am a fan of … Continue reading

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