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My guest series blog post for Arts Commons.
Read my article on The Dance Current website.
Read the article on The Dance Current website.
There are many ways that Alberta Ballet’s presentation of Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Handmaid’s Tale is unlike the book. Margaret Atwood’s writing is a slow burn. It’s mostly all exposition, set up and development for two thirds of the novel, then all the action takes place in the last third. This is not the case […]
Something big happened in Gander, Newfoundland the morning of September 11, 2001. When thirty eight international planes were forced to land, the town of Gander hosted the stranded passengers. All seven thousand of them. Broadway Across Canada’s Come From Away, with the book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, captures the story […]
There are a handful of things that sets Broadway Across Canada’s Hamilton apart from other musicals. The entire production, from start to finish is told through song. Every musical number develops the story and there is no dialogue between songs. The choreography is also a huge part of the production, with every artist on stage […]