Monthly Archives: October 2015

HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING

Alan Bennett, one of Britain’s most popular dramatists, remains fairly unknown in North America except for The Madness of George III (later the film The Madness of King George) and The History Boys, also made into a film. Certainly, one … Continue reading

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AT THE CROSSROADS

Last week, I went to see The Baby at the Storefront Theatre. It’s a stage version of the “cult film” by the same name. The 1973 film’s a howling melodrama,  psychological thriller, and trashy as hell. This stage adaptation of … Continue reading

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THE STOREFRONT STYLE

About two years ago, The Storefront Theatre opened, and the independent Toronto theatre scene suddenly exploded. While The Storefront quickly became a hotbed and hub for new talent, it is just one of many small venues operating on a shoe-string budget. … Continue reading

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RICH PEOPLE BEHAVING BADLY

No matter which society you live in, the poor get told “no” and the rich get told “yes”.  And in the Wendy Macleod‘s dark comedy House of Yes, the rich get to say yes to every form of immorality known … Continue reading

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