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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. The … 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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THE RED LACQUERED BOX

“Love. Yes. Madame Tullée was an expert in matters of the heart. She could listen to any man, or any woman—to their problems.“ Initially written as prose, my play, The Red Lacquered Box adapted easily to the stage. In late … Continue reading

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THAT WICKED BOY

Canadian theatre’s “naughty boy”, Brandon Crone, is on the loose again. His new play, Contempt, opens soon at The Storefront Theatre. As usual, one expects controversy amid Crone’s excursions into unexpected sexual territory. With plays such as Doners, Maypole Rose, … Continue reading

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A PLAY ABOUT YOU ?

Scott Sharplin’s play First Time Last Time describes a very “now” relationship. It’s a two character comedy, featuring Ben and Airlea who re-enact their relationship for us, including the bedroom scenes. First Time Last Time is a lot of fun … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SMASH HIT

I took the above shot just a few moments before Kat Sandler‘s dark comedy Liver opened at the Storefront Theatre. Kat was anxious about how her new work would be received, but a minute into the performance, the audience was … Continue reading

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A DARKER LAUGHTER

In Sky Gilbert’s new comedy, My Dinner With Casey Donovan, we follow the story of Calvin Limehouse (Michael De Rose), a closeted young gay man who lives in Connecticut. It’s the 1970s, and celebrity porn star, Casey Donovan is modeling … Continue reading

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