Tag Archives: Seana McKenna

Lear

If you don’t have tickets to this Groundlings production, get them right away! You do not want to miss Seana McKenna as Lear. Graham Abbey has assembled a stellar cast for this production combining Stratford, ¬†Shaw and Soulpepper company members … Continue reading

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

I was interested in seeing this play, as it is a name that comes up, but the opportunity to see it has never come up. Now that I have seen it, I feel no need to repeat the experience. I … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

Director – Scott Wentworth Starring Sara Farb as Juliet, Antoine Yared as Romeo, Evan Buliung as Mercutio, Jamie Mac as Benvolio, Wayne Best as Friar Laurence, and Seana McKenna as the Nurse. This was a very dark production in many … Continue reading

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John Gabriel Borkman

Great performances in a very dated play. ¬†Seana 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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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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