Tag Archives: Geraint Wynn Davies

The Physicists

Michael Healey did an excellent job of adapting this play by Friedrich Durenmatt, collaborating with Miles Potter the director to get a Canadian perspective. Now I would like to see another performance directed by an American with an American adaptation … 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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Mother Courage

Because I had never seen this play, I decided to buy the script and read it in advance. Doing so left me interested and curious: how could this thing be staged to make any sense? Martha Henry managed it with … 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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Mary Stuart

Biases must be declared up front – I love watching both Seana McKenna and Lucy Peacock and would probably pay to see them read a cereal box. To see them in this play was a great pleasure. How many plays … Continue reading

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Measure for Measure

This is not one of the most popular of Shakespeare’s plays, for many good reasons. The plot is convoluted and the ending is strange, with the Duke happily marrying everyone off. It is often described as a problem play and … Continue reading

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