All posts by Rachel Schwartz Fagan

Review: Betrayal (Soulpepper)

Picture of Virgilia Griffith, Ryan Hollyman, and Jordan Pettle in BetrayalSoulpepper Theatre presents Harold Pinter’s Betrayal to Toronto audiences

Harold Pinter was a British playwright, screenwriter, director, and actor. In 2005, Pinter won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Betrayal is one of his most celebrated plays with productions around the world. And now Soulpepper, one of Toronto’s longstanding theatre companies, offers us their own production. Continue reading Review: Betrayal (Soulpepper)

Review: Pan’s Outcasts (Pirate Life)

Photo for Pan's Outcasts

A Pirate adventure on the open waters sure to please grown-ups and older children

Pan’s Outcasts, is produced by Pirate Life and The Pirate Life venue is a swashbuckling, family-friendly good time on a real ship. Pirate Life is a company that puts on plays, pirate-related games, and private events. Pan’s Outcasts is still a work-in-progress and is having a limited run this weekend.

We landlubbers boarded the boat and were pirated out to sea (i.e. the Lake Ontario harbour) for an hour on the Jolly Roger, Captain Hook’s infamous pirate ship. The ship is licensed so you can enjoy a beer during the production. There is also some pirate merchandise you can purchase with your ticket.

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