Piaf/Dietrich: A Sexy Cabaret

Piaf/Dietrich tells the story of two profoundly influential and controversial figures who made their mark on the world starting in the 1930’s.  Piaf, the little sparrow, was discovered singing on the streets, b...

Timeless: A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire is a timeless classic for a reason.  The poetry of this play lands just as strongly today as I imagine it did when it premiered in 1947.  Many have said that the character of Blanche is...

Soulpepper’s Art Delights

I saw a different version of ‘Art’ many years ago.  I was much younger and perhaps didn’t understand art the way I do now.  I thought it was a dreadfully boring play back then. I’m glad I gave Yamina Reza’s bit...

The Office! A Musical Parody

The Office! A Musical Parody takes the popular television series and turns it into a light and silly musical.  The book and lyrics by Bob and Tobly McSmith condense nine seasons into a two-hour show, stealing s...

CanStage Takes On Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure is considered one of Shakespeare’s problem plays but Canadian Stage succeeds in making it accessible in their Shakespeare in High Park production of it.  Billed as a comedy it has some dark ...