The Sad Blisters: Wrap-up

Seated: Bonnie Gray & Esther Thibault. Standing: Cate McKim, Andrea Lyons & Anne McDougall. Set design by Alexis Chubb. Lighting design by Liz Currie. Photo by Victoria Shepherd.   And that’s a wrap! The Sad Blisters took its final bow at The Commons Space on Saturday night. Huge thanks to everyone who came out and/orContinue reading “The Sad Blisters: Wrap-up”

The Sad Blisters: April 12-27 at The Commons

Photo: Esther Thibault (from her wedding)   Poking my head out of hiatus to jump onto the blog with details of Glass Hammer Productions’ upcoming run of Andrew Batten’s The Sad Blisters, directed by Victoria Shepherd, and featuring Bonnie Gray, Andrea Lyons, Anne McDougall, myself and Esther Thibault. It’s a hilarious, poignant dramedy about family,Continue reading “The Sad Blisters: April 12-27 at The Commons”

Titanic mystery & intrigue in Amicus Productions’ haunting, twisting Scotland Road

Amicus Productions explores the romance, mystery and tragedy of the Titanic in its production of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Scotland Road, directed by Victoria Shepherd. “The Titanic – a symbol of arrogance, glamour and tragedy – has captured the imagination and passion of generations … Scotland Road tells the story of a passion so powerful that itContinue reading “Titanic mystery & intrigue in Amicus Productions’ haunting, twisting Scotland Road”

Queen Milli of Galt a charming, touching Canadian fairytale love story

It’s been a while since I visited The Village Playhouse in Toronto’s Bloor West Village neighbourhood – and last night brought me out to see my friend Victoria Shepherd’s latest directing gig for Gary Kirkham’s play Queen Milli of Galt. The play was inspired by a true Canadian story: Millicent Milroy, a retired teacher inContinue reading “Queen Milli of Galt a charming, touching Canadian fairytale love story”