Toronto Fringe: Madcap comedy & love a winning combination in the playful, mercurial The Taming of the Shrew

Chris Coculuzzi & Alexandra Milne. Photo by Kathy Plamondon.   Aquarius Players bring Shakespeare to the Fringe stage with their madcap, playful production of The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Nicole Arends and running in the St. George the Martyr Courtyard. Baptista (Scott Moore) has two daughters: the wild Katherine (Alexandra Milne) and the sweetContinue reading “Toronto Fringe: Madcap comedy & love a winning combination in the playful, mercurial The Taming of the Shrew”

Witch hunt meets climate change conspiracy in Village Playhouse’s haunting, dystopic Foxfinder

The time is the present. The world is not quite the same as the one in which you and I live.      Foxfinder program note The Village Playhouse opened its production of Dawn King’s Foxfinder last week, a Canadian premiere directed by Nicole Arends. A hard rainstorm threatens the Covey farm’s already compromised crop quota forContinue reading “Witch hunt meets climate change conspiracy in Village Playhouse’s haunting, dystopic Foxfinder”

FireWorks: Divine Wrecks a heartbreaking & powerful tale of forbidden love – erotic, wickedly funny & engaging

A high school hockey god falls in love with the wrong girl: his teacher, who falls right back at him. And there’s nothing more heartbreaking than a wrong love that feels so right. Alumnae Theatre opened its third annual FireWorks series to a packed house in the Studio last night, the three-show program launching withContinue reading “FireWorks: Divine Wrecks a heartbreaking & powerful tale of forbidden love – erotic, wickedly funny & engaging”