Love & loss, assumptions & perspectives in sharp, touching, painfully funny This

Alumnae Theatre Company opened its 2016-17 season with Melissa James Gibson’s This, directed by Rebecca Ballarin, on the Mainstage on Friday night. I caught the matinée yesterday afternoon. Four college friends, now in their late 30s, share life, love and loss in this poignant, sometimes wacky tale of relationships, and navigating life’s changes and chaos.Continue reading “Love & loss, assumptions & perspectives in sharp, touching, painfully funny This”

A beautiful, moving look @ identity & the inevitable tick tock of life – East Side Players’ Elizabeth Rex

I had the pleasure of being back at Todmorden Mills Papermill Theatre last night for East Side Players’ production of Timothy Findley’s Elizabeth Rex, directed by Jan Francies. A history-inspired, memory play, Elizabeth Rex presents William Shakespeare as our host, as he remembers an evening in a barn with the Lord Chamberlain’s Men after aContinue reading “A beautiful, moving look @ identity & the inevitable tick tock of life – East Side Players’ Elizabeth Rex”