Fierce family tragicomedy – The Beauty Queen of Leenane @ Red Sandcastle Theatre

Took a trip to east end Toronto ‘hood Leslieville last night to see the opening of Martin McDonagh’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Red Sandcastle Theatre. Directed by Wes Berger, this Beauty Queen features an outstanding foursome of a cast: Rosemary Doyle, Lynne Griffin (who Lost Girl fans will recognize from season one ep.Continue reading “Fierce family tragicomedy – The Beauty Queen of Leenane @ Red Sandcastle Theatre”

Interview with actor/writer & Red Sandcastle Theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle

Earlier this month, I had the big wacky fun pleasure of attending Red Sandcastle Theatre’s annual holiday musical panto #DICKWHITFORMAYOR and his …Cat (you can read that blog post here), and it dawned on me that theatre owner/A.D. Rosemary Doyle would be an excellent interview subject for the blog. Actor/playwright/theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle runs RedContinue reading “Interview with actor/writer & Red Sandcastle Theatre impressaria Rosemary Doyle”

Do you know The Pillowman?

When I enter the intimate space of the Propeller Gallery, it is filled with a couple of rows of chairs facing a minimalist playing space (set designed by Tracy Lam, who also designed costumes and props). A table, a file cabinet, a couple of chairs. Three metal frame-encased light bulbs hang from the ceiling. StageContinue reading “Do you know The Pillowman?”