Monthly Archives: February 2017

Peace River Country

Written by Maria Milisavijevic, directed by Richard Rose, starring Layne Coleman, Janet Laine Greene, Sarah Sherman and Benjamin Sutherland. —————- Eighty minutes, no intermission is one of favorite theatre phrases. This play fit the format perfectly. It was just long … Continue reading

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THe Winter’s Tale

Groundling Theatre Company , with Graham Abbey directing, won great accolades for this production last winter, directly contributing to our decision to spend the winter in Stratford and Toronto instead of Arizona. It was the right decision. This was a … Continue reading

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As You Like It

After a couple of weeks of watching the senior talent from the Stratford Festival showing off in Toronto, it was fun to see what the next generation of stars can do. The members of the Birmingham Conservatory this year presented … Continue reading

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How Black Mothers Say I Love You

Trey Anthony’s fans were out in full force for the opening night of her new play, and the audience were not disappointed! Like her earlier hit Da Kink in My Hair, this play deals with contemporary issues with humour, sadness … Continue reading

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John

When I read playwright Annie Baker’s bio I was not surprised to find that in addition to her own plays she did an award winning adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, presented at the Shaw Festival in 2016 (the only Shaw … Continue reading

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The Addams Family

Once again, local amateur talent brought together by Stratford Community Players presented a very polished and very enjoyable production. There were no weak cast members, but I especially enjoyed Jim Hill as Fester, Jeff Lausten as Lurch and Chloe Weir … Continue reading

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Passing Strange

We made a mistake when we bought our tickets for this show, picking seats in a row instead of at a cabaret table. This meant that we got to sit in very narrow, hard seats, with people directly in front … Continue reading

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