Beliefs, perceptions & connections in the intimate, otherworldly John

Photo by Dahlia Katz: Nora McLellan, Loretta Yu, Phillip Riccio & Nancy Beatty in John   Everybody knows someone named John. The Company Theatre tells a compelling story with its Canadian premiere of Annie Baker’s John, directed by Jonathan Goad in his directorial debut, running at Canadian Stage’s Berkeley Street Upstairs Theatre. Entering the space,Continue reading “Beliefs, perceptions & connections in the intimate, otherworldly John”

A world in a tea room in the powerful, sharply funny, deeply moving “Master Harold” …and the Boys

Obsidian Theatre, in association with the Shaw Festival, brought its production of Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold” …and the Boys to Toronto, opening last night at the Toronto Centre for the Arts Studio theatre. Directed by Philip Akin, and inspired by Fugard’s childhood relationships with the black employees of his mother’s tea room, “Master Harold” …andContinue reading “A world in a tea room in the powerful, sharply funny, deeply moving “Master Harold” …and the Boys”