Theatre Review: La Ronde

I love the adaptation by Jason Sherman of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde currently on stage at Soulpepper.  So much of Schnitzler’s original was implied but Sherman’s version has a much harder edge.  It is unapol...

Theatre Review: This

The Canadian Stage production of This is a unique theatrical experience.  Set designer Astrid Janson, has stripped the Berkeley Street Theater down to the bones and brought it back as close as possible to i...
Actor on stage in suit sitting down with arms stretched out, Nicole Billon Iceland, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: Iceland

Never judge a book by its cover, a play by its name, or the main characters by their roles, because you just never know. You never know why they think or do the things they do. You just don’t know. Nicolas B...
Martin Sherman Bent, Nathaniel Bacon and Ryan G. Hinds on stage, Hart House, Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: Bent

Bent, Martin Sherman’s haunting 1979 play, looks at the persecution of gays in Nazi, Germany.   The original London production starred Ian McKellan.  This must have been risqué theater at the time, when mos...