SummerWorks: A beautiful, bittersweet memory play featuring outstanding, powerful performances in Seams

Dress forms, a clothing rack, a large basin with wash board and soap, a pile of fabric, a work table. And off stage left, a chair. Old Frosya enters, the ghosts of her former co-workers standing on the catwalk on the upper level of the stage. And so the stage is set for the SeamContinue reading “SummerWorks: A beautiful, bittersweet memory play featuring outstanding, powerful performances in Seams”

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”