Powerful, moving & beautifully raw storytelling in I Am Marguerite

In 1542, banished from a French ship by a heartless, domineering brother, Marguerite de Roberval is set afloat on a skiff towards a remote island off the north coast of Newfoundland. With her are her faithful nurse and her lover Eugene. Left with scant provisions and in fear of never seeing home or loved onesContinue reading “Powerful, moving & beautifully raw storytelling in I Am Marguerite”

Chaotically insightful and darkly funny ride in Alumnae Theatre’s Escape From Happiness

“Please don’t do anything you can’t live with later.” “I can live with a lot.” Alumnae Theatre Company opened its 2014-15 all-Canadian season with George F. Walker’s Escape From Happiness on Friday night and I dropped by the theatre for the Sunday matinée. Directed by Andrea Wasserman, Escape From Happiness is one of three playsContinue reading “Chaotically insightful and darkly funny ride in Alumnae Theatre’s Escape From Happiness”