GCTC’s ” Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)” Glosses Over the Important Issues

by Sarah Haley The Great Canadian Theatre Company’s final show of the 2018-19 season, Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells), brings to the stage another pressing story about the interplay of power dynamics within heterosexual relationships. Written by Rose Napoli and directed by Eric Coates, it is a captivating play that keeps you glued to the … Continue reading GCTC’s ” Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)” Glosses Over the Important Issues

“Minding Frankie” Combats the Cold Weather by Warming Hearts

by Sarah Haley Maeve Binchy, the world renown Irish author, is well known for her ability to translate ordinary lives on to the page to reveal the true, extraordinary nature of each life. On stage, Minding Frankie, adapted by Shay Linehan, is no different. Under the direction of John P. Kelly, SevenThirty’s production remains faithful … Continue reading “Minding Frankie” Combats the Cold Weather by Warming Hearts

“Lungs” is an Honest Look at Humanity and the Human Condition

by Sarah Haley Tucked away in the library of the Arts Court, a 2018 Fringe favourite, Lungs, returns. Written by British Playwright Duncan Macmillan, Lungs tells the story of a couple discussing childbirth and its personal and ethical ramifications. Equally funny and heart-wrenching, this Cart Before the Horse remount is honest and emotional. Under the … Continue reading “Lungs” is an Honest Look at Humanity and the Human Condition