Category: Theatre

Review: Powerhouse Performances Deliver a Riveting LEAR

I’ll start by saying that LEAR was one of the most powerful theatrical experiences I’ve had in months. Led by a cast of Shakespeare professionals with vast Stratford Festival experience, Groundling Theatre’s production is a polished, compelling piece of theatre. Dropping “King” from the title, LEAR explores the play with a female in power –

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Review: Bad Hats’ PETER PAN at Soulpepper Inspires the Imagination

With a little creativity, anything is possible. Soulpepper’s presentation of Bad Hats Theatre’s PETER PAN is proof that imagination can push the limits of what is possible on stage. Set in the round, the wonderfully-clever production has chuckling adults and wide-eyed children all believing in fairies. J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan is in trusting hands with Fiona Sauder

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Review: Predictability Increases Unpredictability in Canadian Stage’s HEISENBERG

Uncertainty, or the state of being uncertain, involves not being able to clearly identify or define something. Simon Stephens’ HEISENBERG thrives on uncertainty. Using physicist Werner Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle as the underlying theme, Canadian Stage’s production fuses science and love in a hard-to-follow tale of “opposites attract”. Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle states that you can never simultaneously

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