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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. ┬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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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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Blithe Spirit

If you like Noel Coward and are in the mood for fun, this is the play to see. Sean McKenna is at her comic best as Madame Arcati. The costumes, the dance and the Margaret Atwood hair are all just … 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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