Books · Fiction · Theatre · University of Toronto

Apple-johns

Well! One presentation down! Now there’s just a conference paper to propose and present. And I am officially over with grad school classes. And I’m enamoured of Falstaff. There’s a kind of sadness here in my belly. Two years, it’s been, of beating my brains over critical theory and writing reams of pages about things… Continue reading Apple-johns

Theatre · Toronto

Let’s Do The Time Warp Again

Guess what I went to see last night at the Canstage Bluma. It was a riot. It was one giant song and dance extravaganza. It was packed to the rafters. And most of all, it was a superb production that got a standing ovation. (At last!) Go see it! In other news, a wonderful tea… Continue reading Let’s Do The Time Warp Again

Favourite Things · Theatre

Review-ish: The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol

If you go to one play in Toronto this season, let this be it. Last night, I went to the CanStage Bluma to see The Overcoat, adapted primarily from Nikolai Gogol’s eponymous short story, as well as his “Diary of a Madman.” It a spectacular and perfect piece of theatre. It combines physical theatre and… Continue reading Review-ish: The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol