“Re: Union” is Completely Compelling

Completely compelling, Re:Union pulls you into a little known story about a well known topic -- the Vietnam War. The play, produced by Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre, is a captivating journey of discovery and truth. In October of 2001, Emily Morrison (Alexa Devine) travels to Washington, DC to confront Robert McNamara (Andrew Wheeler), US … Continue reading “Re: Union” is Completely Compelling

“Re:Union” Compels its Audience to Think

Writer-director Sean Devine has brought a piece to the Magnetic North Theatre Festival that compels the audience to think. Set in America in 1965 and post-9/11, Re:Union explores, in a semi-fictionalized fashion, the true story of Quaker Norman Morrison (Brad Long) through the eyes of his daughter Emily (Alex Devine) and the former Secretary of … Continue reading “Re:Union” Compels its Audience to Think

Review: Grimmest Tales, Past and Present

Grimmest Tales, Past and Present Meaghan Flaherty                 Claiming to be a retelling of Hansel and Gretel, Grimmest Tales, Past and Present doesn’t accomplish what it sets out to. Presented by the Manotick Arts Camp, the story we all know is rather glossed over in favour of focusing on the relationship between the two children … Continue reading Review: Grimmest Tales, Past and Present