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Jagged Little Pill

Angst and the Dysfunctional Family Reviewed by Mary Alderson Alanis Morissette is the queen of tough times music.  Her anxiety often comes through the stories she tells in song. There are broken hearts, angst-filled relationships, misunderstood communications, or special moments in time now lost.  Each song is a chapter in a book, and Jagged Little […]

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Camelot

A Legendary Musical Reviewed by Vicki Stokes Be a witness to the great Camelot and join the legendary King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot at Victoria Playhouse, Petrolia. Camelot is an ambitious musical and the final production of the 2023 season (before they ready themselves for the Christmas season). Gone are Merlin, Nimue and

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Where You Are

A Satisfying Mix of Humour and Heart Reviewed by Sookie Mei Island Time is special.  Everything moves a little slower, there’s not as much to do, and people tend to look out for each other.  In Kristen Da Silva’s hilarious and heartfelt comedy Where You Are, the characters embrace that island mindset, and in fact

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Halfway There

When Friends are Your Family Reviewed by Mary Alderson Stewiacke, Nova Scotia must be an interesting town. The residents have one claim to fame:  Stewiacke is located halfway between the equator and the north pole. Hence the name of the play, Halfway There. Playwright Norm Foster has created a laugh-a-minute comedy set in this town,

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Hurry Hard

Love Lost and Found at the Curling Club Reviewed by Mary Alderson We’ve gone from summer to winter at the Globus Theatre south of Bobcaygeon. The barn theatre has been turned into a curling arena for their current offering of Hurry Hard, a cute and funny curling rom com. Terry is determined that his team

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Rock of Ages – 2023 HCP

Oh, Sherrie, Don’t Stop Believin’ Reviewed by Vicki Stokes Rock of Ages is proving to be popular at Huron Country Playhouse, with sell-out previews and an enthusiastic full audience on opening night. Some people sported rock n’ roll t-shirts on opening night, ready to relive the 1980s when the music was fresh and not “classic.”

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Chronicles of Sarnia

Personalities Clash During Town Meeting Reviewed by Deb Lord Passionate, retired history teacher Erin has convinced the City of Sarnia to create a 100-year capsule for future generations to open. She organizes a town-wide meeting for community input, with a replica of the capsule itself, ready for the momentous unveiling. But in spite of homemade Nanaimo bars,

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