“A Christmas Carol” at the NAC: A Confused Christmas Classic

The winter holiday season is known for its festive Christmas specials, whether that’s on the air or on the stage, and this year the National Arts Centre brings you Jillian Keiley’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ literary classic, A Christmas Carol. When Dickens originally penned the tale of old Ebenezer Scrooge in 1843, he obviously had … Continue reading “A Christmas Carol” at the NAC: A Confused Christmas Classic

Jillian Keiley Stages a Stellar Shakespeare

The many unnecessary and irrelevant productions of William Shakespeare’s texts have caused me to grow a little jaded. Too often I’m left after two-plus hours unsatisfied and thinking, “yeah, okay, but why now?” Take, for instance, National Theatre London’s most recent production of Hamlet starring Hollywood heavyweight Bennedict Cumberbatch. Try as they might, and despite … Continue reading Jillian Keiley Stages a Stellar Shakespeare