Category Archives: theater

A TIMELY STORY

      The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario, is one of the most beautiful in the country. Its interior is an architectural gem of the Victorian era, with a vast, cosy stage that provides the ideal frame for one … Continue reading

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SMOOTH & DANGEROUS: The Voice of David Michael Moote

In 2017, David Michael Moote auditioned for OPERUS, a newly-assembled metal band with lush, symphonic overtones. Differing from most groups, Operus is composed of highly trained musicians and they needed someone with particular skills. In Moote, they struck pure gold. … Continue reading

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SPAGHETTI HITS THE FAN

    This week, I made my first visit to The Spaghetti Variety Show, a recurring event, staged by Joel Edmiston and his comrades-in-comedy, stand-up comics and actors. The Spaghetti Variety Show is fast developing a cult following and I … Continue reading

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A LOOK IN THE MIRROR

  This production of Alex Dault’s play, The Five Points, premieres in the handsome Mady Centre, on a corner of The Five Points, a series of intersecting streets in downtown Barrie, Ontario. Dault created the drama from hundreds of interviews, … Continue reading

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A FASCINATING THRILLER PREMIERES

    (Left to right) Kyle Bailey, Alexander Thomas in Stephen Joffe’s Letters to Annabelle. Photo by John Gundy. Last night, I took in Stephen Joffe’s new play, Letters to Annabelle, at the MAY Cafe, premiering during the Fringe festival. … Continue reading

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A TURN OF THE PAGE

After a few brief years, The Storefront Theatre closed at its location, 955 Bloor Street West, near the Ossington subway stop. Rather scruffy looking, and on a corner, the small space become home to some of the most talented directors, … Continue reading

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ANTON & OLGA

  I Take Your Hand in Mine… is a drama, based on the letters exchanged between the Russian literary giant Anton Chekhov and his wife, the important actress, Olga Knipper.  In a script created by Carol Rocamora, and directed by … Continue reading

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