The Trojan Women Talkback, new Cassandra, etc.

If you loved Nightwood Theatre’s production of The Penelopiad, you’ll love this one.

The Alumnae Theatre Company's Blog

Yesterday (Sunday Jan 29) I attended the matinee performance of The Trojan Women, which was followed by a Talkback.  I saw the show on opening night with Sochi Fried playing Cassandra; she had to leave for another gig, so the role was taken over by Suzette McCanny, whose first performance was January 28!  Suzette’s spot in the Chorus is now filled by Carys Lewis.  I love to see a show more than once during the run, as it grows and changes.  Plus, you get to notice new stuff that you didn’t catch the first time, and re-live favourite moments.   Nicole St.  Martin as Andromache – still absolutely heartbreaking.   Scott Moore as Menelaus seemed to exhibit more humanity under the bluster.  Andrew P. MacMaster as Talthybius showed even more clearly his reluctance to deliver  the Greeks’ unpopular messages .  Molly Thom was glorious as Hecuba – her anguished…

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Arts/culture social bloggerfly & Elwood P. Dowd disciple. Likes playing with words. A lot. Toronto

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