Have you seen those shows that you watch and say, that would be better as a musical? It doesn’t happen often, but Pretty Woman The Musical, which is based on the major motion picture, is one of those shows. It doesn’t hurt that the music and lyrics are written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. […]
Vertigo Theatre’s Gaslight is not quite a thriller.
Back in 2013, Vertigo Theatre put on Gaslight, by Patrick Hamilton. This play is where the psychological term ‘gaslighting’ originated, referring to the practice of emotional abuse that makes people think they are losing their sanity. Now, Vertigo Theatre is putting on a new adaptation by Johnna Wright and Patty Jamieson based on the original […]
Theatre Calgary’s ‘Forgiveness’ is a story worth exploring.
Mark Sakamoto’s Forgiveness started as an essay for The Globe and Mail and then expanded into a book entitled Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents. This book was then adapted for the stage by Hiro Kanagawa and had a joint world premiere at The Arts Club Theatre Company in Vancouver and at Theatre Calgary. It’s […]