All posts by Rachel Schwartz Fagan

Omen: The Musical (Eighteen Productions) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review

Picture of a portion of the poster of Omen: The Musical

Omen: The Musical, produced by Eighteen Productions/ The Creation Coffin and playing at the Annex Theatre  for the Toronto Fringe Festival, is a post-apocalyptic witch musical with a message: Save the environment.

The second doomsday is looming and Mother (Earth) is dying. The witches cast spells with dance as they desperately try to save Mother. I particularly love the Bacchic revelry of spell-casting, and celebrating witches. The melodic sighs and screams that accompany their songs are the perfect soundtrack for a coven. Continue reading Omen: The Musical (Eighteen Productions) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review

The Ladies Foursome (Scarborough Players)

Scarborough Players ends its 60th season with Norm Foster’s play The Ladies Foursome

Picture of poster for The Ladies FoursomeThe Ladies Foursome is the final
production of the Scarborough Players’ 60th anniversary season. This is a community theatre, but as I walked to my seat I was surprised to see that the theatre space and set design have a professional gloss (Set Design/ Master Carpenter Greg Nowlan). Continue reading The Ladies Foursome (Scarborough Players)