Crazy LOL love & the power of the perfect joke in the quirky, poignant, hilarious The Clean House

Annemieke Wade, Neil Silcox, Andrea Irwin, Lilia Leon & Marina Moreira in The Clean House—photo by Bruce Peters   Love isn’t clean… It’s dirty. Like a good joke. Alumnae Theatre Company closes its 2016-17 season with Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House, directed by Ali Joy Richardson, assisted by Nevada Banks; currently running on the Mainstage.Continue reading “Crazy LOL love & the power of the perfect joke in the quirky, poignant, hilarious The Clean House”

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A topsy-turvy look at the bizarre dynamics of the corporate world in entertaining Fever/Dream

Out at the theatre one more time last night – this time, to The Jumblies Ground Floor for Seven Siblings Theatre’s Canadian premiere of Sheila Callaghan’s Fever/Dream, directed by Will King, assisted by Madryn McCabe. I saw Seven Siblings’ dramatic, violent and compelling production of Mercury Fur last year – and this exciting young companyContinue reading “A topsy-turvy look at the bizarre dynamics of the corporate world in entertaining Fever/Dream”

Love & violence in a world gone to hell in Mercury Fur

Seven Siblings Theatre Company’s opened its Canadian premiere of Philip Ridley’s Mercury Fur, directed by Will King and assistant director Madryn McCabe (two of the three co-founders of Seven Siblings, along with Erika Downie), at Unit 102 Theatre last night. Set in a post-apocalyptic city in a time very close to present day – too closeContinue reading “Love & violence in a world gone to hell in Mercury Fur”