I didn’t do it on purpose, but seeing this show on International Women’s Day turned out to be appropriate in so many ways. Some of my principal reactions could be summed up thusly: For goodness’ sake, [male characters],… Read More
This was my micro-reaction post on Twitter: Wow. An amazing feat of storytelling. Hard to find words – Mark O’Rowe took ’em all to make verses with. The buzz was strong with this show; before I saw it,… Read More
My micro-reaction on Twitter to this Pacific Theatre production of a new play by Lucia Frangione was “beautiful performances and lots to think about.” If there had been room, I would also have said that I love Lucia’s… Read More
I can’t quite get a handle on Molière. It’s definitely me though, not him. I think what happened is that somewhere way back, early on (not even sure where or when), I got it into my head that… Read More
We had tickets for 42nd Street, Much Ado About Nothing, A Word or Two and The Matchmaker…and at the last minute I decided to add a matinee of Henry V for myself.
In early 2010 I took a brief sabbatical and did a bunch of travelling; one of my destinations was Paris, where I lived for 5 weeks in a tiny studio in the Latin Quarter. I saw a lot… Read More
The second show we saw at Stratford this year was Jesus Christ Superstar at the Avon Theatre. One of this year’s really hot tickets, from what I understand, although we didn’t know that when we bought ours, a few months… Read More
The first thing we saw in Stratford this year was Richard III at the Tom Patterson Theatre. I don’t remember the last time I saw a show there; I had forgotten that it’s quite similar to the Studio stage at… Read More