Toronto Fringe: Furtive desires emerge in Karenin’s Anna

Karenin’s Anna is playwright Michael Ross Albert’s modern-day adaptation of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, directed by Luke Marty and currently running in the Toronto Fringe at St. Vladimir’s Theatre. In this two-hander version, Anna (Caitlin Robson) is a Brooklyn girl who has just married Sergei Karenin (Daniel Pagett), the cousin of a friend, so he canContinue reading “Toronto Fringe: Furtive desires emerge in Karenin’s Anna”

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”