Monthly Archives: November 2015

Domesticated

It could have been Good Wife with Canadian content, but the script was so much more vicious! Paul Gross as Bill and Martha Burns as Judy let loose, demonstrating that both are top rank actors. We left the show arguing … Continue reading

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Bombay Black

A modern, Canadian revenge tragedy poem… all words that can describe Bombay Black by Anosh Irani. And generally not words that go together. But in this case, they do. The production at Factory Theatre, directed by Peter Hinton and starring … Continue reading

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Wormwood

Attracted by the cast – Benedict Campbell, Scott Wentworth, Nancy Palk, Luke Humphrey, but a bit leary of the title, we headed off to Tarragon to see this play by Andrew Kushnir. The first act reminded me of The Book … Continue reading

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Banana Boys

White on the inside, yellow on the outside – that is the definition of a banana boy. The play tells the story of five banana boys and their struggles to get ahead.Are they better to compete with the white guys … Continue reading

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The Seminar

Tom McCamus starred in this production at the Royal Manitoba Theatre and definitely dominated the stage. Not because ┬áhe was upstaging everyone else, but because the role called for it. The play is about a writer giving a private seminar … Continue reading

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Cabaret

Once again we were impressed with the quality of amateur theatre in the local area. This time it was a production of Cabaret in St. Mary’s. We arrived at City Hall too late to get a program, so will not … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Mr Adams

What do you say about a middle aged man who thinks that a teenage girl is going to run away and live with him, that his wife will be happier if he leaves her, that the girl’s parents will not … Continue reading

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