The Devil went down to Old Montreal in the foot stompin’, magical Chasse-Galerie

Soulpepper opened the Kabin/Storefront Theatre production of Chasse-Galerie to a delighted full house at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery District last night. With book adapted by director Tyrone Savage, assisted by Janet Laine-Green; music and lyrics by musical director James Smith; and choreography by Ashleigh Powell, Chasse-Galerie is a bigContinue reading “The Devil went down to Old Montreal in the foot stompin’, magical Chasse-Galerie”

Sympathy for the devil & debate on the nature of humanity in darkly comic, thoughtful Dead End

Theatre Lab opened its production of Jonny Sun’s Dead End, directed by Michael Orlando, on Thursday night in the Factory Theatre Studio, where I caught it last night, along with a post-show talkback with Sun and Orlando. Set in an isolated and claustrophobic fourth floor corridor of an abandoned high school during the zombie apocalypse,Continue reading “Sympathy for the devil & debate on the nature of humanity in darkly comic, thoughtful Dead End”