Category Archives: Reviews

Theatre: “The Daisy Theatre” at The Cultch

By Ramon Esquivel The Daisy Theatre Created and performed by Ronnie Burkett Historic Theatre at The Cultch Laughing at the characters that populate Ronnie Burkett’s show, The Daisy Theatre, one can take for granted the artist’s technique, vocal talent, and … Continue reading

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Theatre: Arts Club Theatre Company presents “4000 Miles”

by Sarah Higgins 4000 Miles Written by Amy Herzog Directed by Roy Surette Arts Club Theatre Company Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage  If you’re a cross-country cyclist, a sassy Manhattan grandma, or simply someone who’s interacted with a generation different than your own, … Continue reading

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Review: “Running the Whale’s Back: Stories of Faith and Doubt from Atlantic Canada”

Review by Matt Snell Running the Whale’s Back: Stories of Faith and Doubt from Atlantic Canada Ed. Andrew Atkinson and Mark Harris 2013, Goose Lane Editions The title of the collection, Running the Whale’s Back, taken from the story by Samuel … Continue reading

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Theatre review: “The School for Scandal”

By Clara Kumagai The School for Scandal United Players of Vancouver Directed by Matthew Bissett The School for Scandal was first performed in Drury Lane Theatre in 1777, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t relevant. The cream—that is, the rich … Continue reading

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Review: “Between” by Angie Abdou

By Kim McCullough Between Angie Abdou Arsenal Pulp Press September 2014 Angie Abdou’s latest novel addresses the weighty issues of mental illness, intimacy, and privilege with wit and sensitivity. Vero and Ligaya are women from very different backgrounds. Vero is a … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Soulpepper’s “Tartuffe”

Tartuffe Soulpepper Theatre Company Written by Molière, Translated by Richard Wilbur, Directed by László Marton Review by Mary Kim The playwright Molière, considered today as one of the great masters of comedy in the Western canon, wrote and performed Tartuffe … Continue reading

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