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

Broadway Across Canada’s Fiddler on the Roof is a captivating production.

Broadway Across Canada’s production of Fiddler on the Roof is a piece that goes back to the basics of musical theatre. A powerhouse cast with big voices, a simple set that enhances the action on stage along with stellar lighting and sound design. This 2015 Broadway revival production runs almost 3 hours long, but be […]

Theatre Calgary’s Little Women is not a classic telling. But that is an unexpected gift.

Are there things that you expect when you think of the story behind Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women? You probably expect a fiery and imaginative Jo, who constantly is in conflict with the youngest sister Amy. Maybe a loving Marmee and the peacemaker Beth would be almost serene. Theatre Calgary’s production of Little Women is […]

Alberta Theatre Projects’ The Jungle Book is beautiful but needs major editing.

Alberta Theatre Projects’ holiday show is an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s story by Rohit Chokhani, who also directed it. It is an interpretation that sets the narrative in the heart of India and immerses the audience in the richness of Indian culture, landscape and colour. The production transforms the Martha Cohen Stage into an Indian […]