Category: Theatre Reviews

June 23, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

Old Fitz Theatre, June 13 9/10 One perfect moment. Perhaps that’s as much as we can ever expect, but it’s enough. It comes when Winnie speaks of a time when she was not buried up to her waist: “when I had… the use of my legs”. Suddenly her smile and…

June 17, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

Capitol Theatre, June 10 8/10 When Gander International Airport’s boss, Reg Wright, heard that Irene Sankoff and David Hein were creating Come from Away, he said, “You’re writing a show about giving people sandwiches? Good luck with that!” Someone else might have wished them luck writing a musical with no…

June 15, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

Belvoir St Theatre, June 2 4.5/10 Although someone who’d never seen nor read The Cherry Orchard would be only marginally more familiar with the work after attending this production, it is true to Anton Chekhov’s intent that the play be a comedy. But intent, alone, does not a comedy make,…