Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Plough and the Stars

This famous play by Sean O’Casey , presented by the Abbey Theatre Company from Ireland was only in Toronto for four days. We were going to be there, so it seemed fated that we should go. We’ve been having a … Continue reading

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Bunny

I came to see Bunny with no expectations, although a fair degree of confidence that Hannah Moscovitch and Maev Beatty would create something worth watching. I had seen the headline in the Stratford Gazette (“Stratford deserves better than this”) but … Continue reading

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The Aeneid

I was looking forward to seeing this production, as we had been able to see a “partially staged reading” a couple of years ago, which we had enjoyed. Keira Loughran was the director for that reading as she was for … Continue reading

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The Last Donnelly StandingB

Blyth Artistic Director, Gil Garratt , displayed his acting talents in this one man show about Robert Donnelly who was not at home when the members of his family were murdered. He also co-wrote the play with Paul Thompson, originator … Continue reading

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John Gabriel Borkman

Great performances in a very dated play. ┬áSeana McKenna, Lucy Peacock and Scott Wentworth did everything that could be done, but ultimately, the play is too dated to be relevant. To update it would have required a complete rewrite and … Continue reading

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