crackwalker theatre judith thompson

Crackwalker by Judith Thompson – Review

The Crackwalker written by Judith Thompson has captivated me for many years and it holds a very special place in my heart.  I can’t even imagine how thrilling this unique piece of theatre must have been for an ...
Tiffany Tregarthen and Jonathon Young in Betroffenheit. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Betroffenheit Review

Young and Pite have created something unique and extraordinary in Betroffenheit. In other hands, this piece may have felt suffocating, but these artists were able to explore immense suffering and anguish, and balance it with beauty and hope. Theatre like this is a rarity, I am so glad I was able to witness it.
Canadian Stage Kiss & Cry. Photo by Paul Lampert

Canadian Stage Kiss & Cry Review

Kiss & Cry, created by choreographer Michèle Anne De Mey and filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael (who also directs the show), had a very short run at Canadian Stage and will be followed by an equally short run of th...
Phantom of the Opera.The Company performs "Masquerade." Original Tour Cast.

Phantom of the Opera

The first musical I saw, 25 years ago, was The Phantom of the Opera.  I was absolutely captivated by this musical; the score, the compelling characters, and the thrilling special effects made for a magical nigh...
Ross Petty presents PETER PAN in WONDERLAND 9

Peter Pan in Wonderland, and Farewell Ross Petty

Go see Peter Pan in Wonderland while saying "farewell" to the fabulously talented, Ross Petty. It’s hard to believe during all the years I have been attending theatre, I had never seen a pantomime.  That al...