OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Just over a century ago, the Canadian Army built the Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake as part of a vast training base, preparing troops to go the bloodbath of the Western Front.
The war started badly and descended into military mass murder.
Aug 10, 2018, 12:35
HENRY V Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre/Shaw Festival
Maybe because the Stratford Festival is such a Shakespeare production factory, it took the Shaw Festival to turn its first Shakespeare production into a home run, or for the Canadian context, a hat trick.
Aug 8, 2018, 21:23
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Shakespeare in Delaware Park
Think of most of the characters in “Much Ado About Nothing” as one-percenters with too much time on their hands.
Aug 1, 2018, 12:26
MURDER FOR TWO MusicalFare Theatre/Daemen College
It’s that time of year, when Shakespeare or Shaw aren’t quite entertaining enough for many theatergoers.
Instead, they want something even fluffier and MusicalFare is providing it.
Jul 26, 2018, 12:11
THE BARONESS AND THE PIG Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatrre/Shaw Festival
There’s nothing like hearing some person of high social persuasion talk about how this person is trying to uplift some lesser person, applying, of course, the values of the high social person.
Jul 5, 2018, 12:12
OF MARRIAGE AND MEN: A Comedy Double-Bill Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
George Bernard Shaw is a playwright almost better known for his stories than his plots and for words, words and words.
Jun 23, 2018, 23:34
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Studio Theatre/Stratford Festival
Think of Stratford’s “The Comedy of Errors” as politically correct slapstick.
Jun 12, 2018, 23:41
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Studio Theatre/Stratford Festival
“In Vino Veritas” is the old Roman saying about how truth comes out under the influence of alcohol.
Jun 12, 2018, 23:35
THE MUSIC MAN Festival Theatre/Stratford Festival
Almost everyone has seen “The Music Man,” even parents who saw it only because they had a kid in the chorus of the high school musical.
Jun 10, 2018, 23:12
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Avon Theatre/Stratford Festival
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” qualifies as a cult movie.
Of course, the movie is built on the original stage show, Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show.”
Jun 10, 2018, 22:48