Tag: Play Review

Theatre review: The Preacher, the Princess and a Crow

Theatre review: The Preacher, the Princess and a Crow

How many times have you walked by someone on the street and tried to ignore their ranting and raving as you passed? Have you ever stopped to wonder why that person was yelling or ranting, or why they looked so disheveled, or what it was […]

Theatre review: Sense and Sensibility

Theatre review: Sense and Sensibility

Try as I might to conduct myself as an Elinor, I have to admit that many times I’m far more a Marianne. Not that you have to be one or the other. Jane Austen’s first novel has been accused of offering no more than a […]

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

It’s strange and deeply uncomfortable to burst into tears during a theatre performance. It’s also wonderfully cathartic. After all, isn’t that the whole point of art: to make you feel things so deeply, to empathize with the material to the point that the pain and […]

Musings on A Christmas Carol and theatre coverage in Edmonton

Musings on A Christmas Carol and theatre coverage in Edmonton

I saw A Christmas Carol at the Citadel last week and guess what: it was my first time. Yeah, that’s right: I had never seen the longest-running theatre show in town, which has been going on for 15 years. I’ve previewed the show – twice […]