Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Written on December 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Now Playing

Latest Roald Dahl Musical is More Frightening than Fun Matilda, the stage show based on the movie and taken from Roald Dahl’s book, was a big hit.  I enjoyed the dark humour which made Matilda funny when it was on stage in Toronto in the 2016 Mirvish presentation.  But that dark humour doesn’t translate well […]

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Shear Madness

Written on September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Now Playing

Whodunnit?  You Decide Shear Madness is sheer silliness.  It also tests each actor’s aptitude for improv.  Fortunately this cast, now on stage at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre, is up to the task.  They must be ready for any scenario and any audience interruption.  They also have to handle any of their fellow cast-mates who may “corpse”.  […]

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The Rocky Horror Show

Written on June 6th, 2018 | Posted in Now Playing

Fun with Interactive Theatre     Note:  Extended to Dec. 2. If you like taking the kiddies to a panto where they yell out advice for the hero and boo the villain, then you’d better rush to see Rocky Horror Show at Stratford’s Avon Theatre.  But leave the kids at home.  This is an interactive adult-only […]

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Come From Away ~ 2018

Written on February 16th, 2018 | Posted in Now Playing

Take the Trip to Gander The 9/11 (or rather 9/12) Gander, Newfoundland musical Come From Away is back in Toronto.  If you missed it during its last stay, you had better order your tickets now, because upcoming dates will sell out quickly.  However, I predict that it will have a long stay, so there will […]

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Come From Away

Written on November 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Now Playing

Fasten Your Seatbelts – Come From Away is Going to Take Off!     Note:  This review is based on the Toronto production in 2016.  It is now on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, 236 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036. Come From Away returns to Toronto, opening February 13, 2018, with a new Canadian cast. […]

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