Stratford Festival’s Production of “The Front Page”

What's the latest scoop hot off the presses at the Stratford Festival? The Front Page, that's what! Marking Graham Abbey's directorial debut at the Festival, The Front Page is a hilarious, poignant work which is just as relevant and ruthless today as it was when it was written. The Front Page chronicles an evening in a courthouse…

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University Players’ “Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play”

I had always thought it would be Shakespeare's works that survived the dreaded apocalypse. But in Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play, it's the hit TV show The Simpson's that the survivors cling to for entertainment and solace; a reminder of a time before things went awry. Launching the University Players' 60th season,…

University Players’ “The Nerd”

Okay, so I know this is a long time coming, and no lies, I have very little excuse as to why I haven’t written this review yet. But better late than never! This experience was very interesting for me, as I got to see the final performance of the final show of the University Player’s…