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 →
Malvolio is a Shakespearean character, so I prepared myself to review I, Malvolio, produced by impel theatre and playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival, by watching Twelfth Night. I knew close to nothing about this play, initially written and performed by Tim Crouch. Continue reading I, Malvolio (impel theatre) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review →
Scarborough Players ends its 60th season with Norm Foster’s play The Ladies Foursome
The 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) →