Recent Blog Posts

Why Alberta Audiences are different from any other in Canada.

Read my Q&A with Jean Grand-Maître, Nicole Mion, Les Sereda and Brian Webb on The Dance Current website.

The Art of Balance: Life of a Theatre Professional

My guest series blog post for Arts Commons.

Recent Reviews

Selma Burke is a theatrical revelatory story.

Selma Burke was a creator. She created sculpture, a learning environment, and a legacy. The public isn’t aware of her, but playwrights Maria Crooks and Caroline Russell-King are trying to change that. Theatre Calgary has teamed up with Alberta Theatre Projects to bring Crooks and Russell-King’s words to life in the world premiere of Selma […]

Hairspray shows its age but still has catchy tunes and big production value.

If you think of musicals as feel-good, people bursting into song at random moments, then Hairspray would be a perfect production that fits within those parameters. It’s light and airy, has some very real talent, and is complete with really catchy tunes. But it isn’t without its drawbacks. The Broadway Across Canada production runs on […]

Stage West’s production of ‘Chapter 2’ is lovely

Neil Simon is a famous playwright, who is known for The Odd Couple and his play Chapter 2 is running at Stage West right now. The play premiered on Broadway in 1977, and ran for 857 performances. Simon wrote the play as a tribute to his second wife, Marsha Mason. It is obvious how dated […]