SummerWorks: Erotic, poetic & mytholgical journey in The Bull, the Moon and the Coronet of Stars

Sexual tension unfolds between two museum co-workers, as a strange, frightening and powerful presence stalks the museum halls. This is how the SummerWorks production of Van Badham’s The Bull, the Moon and the Coronet of Stars, directed by Vikki Anderson, begins. Marion (Daniela Vlaskalic) is drawn to attractive men who are wrong for her –Continue reading “SummerWorks: Erotic, poetic & mytholgical journey in The Bull, the Moon and the Coronet of Stars”

Revelation & redemption – The Drowning Girls

When we enter the theatre, the three women are already onstage, splayed out in the semi-darkness in the three bathtubs. Drowned. The bathtubs emerge from jagged-toothed holes in the ground, yawned forth like coffins – each with a blank foot stone facing downstage. Vines snake around the shower plumbing above each tub. Beautiful white birchContinue reading “Revelation & redemption – The Drowning Girls”

Busy times @ Alumnae Theatre

Hey all. Busy times working in theatre in addition to the full-time job this week, and I was in Ottawa visiting friends last Friday/weekend – so haven’t been able to get out to see stuff. Wanted to give some shouts out to the beehive of activity that is Alumnae Theatre, though. Lots going on atContinue reading “Busy times @ Alumnae Theatre”