Some sympathy for the devils in StageWorks Toronto’s Assassins

“Attention must be paid!” This line from The Death of a Salesman is used as a major talking point by John Wilkes Booth in Assassins. Not able to achieve recognition by regular means, there are some people who will go to extreme measures to be noticed, undertaking the death of another. StageWorks Toronto’s production ofContinue reading “Some sympathy for the devils in StageWorks Toronto’s Assassins”

A moving, infuriating inspiration – StageWorks Toronto’s Parade

I saw Parade for the very first time when I went to see StageWorks Toronto’s production last night at the George Ignatieff Theatre. With music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, and book by Alfred Uhry, StageWorks’ production of Parade was directed/choreographed by Lorraine Green-Kimsa, assisted by Michael Yaneff, with music direction by Tom Kerr.Continue reading “A moving, infuriating inspiration – StageWorks Toronto’s Parade”