The Musical Stage Company’s “Take the Moment”

The Musical Stage Company is back at the historic Winter Garden Theatre with their Marquee Festival production of Take the Moment. A beautifully woven tapestry of song and story starring Canadian theatre legend Cynthia Dale, Take the Moment is pure delight from beginning to end.             I loved that the story opened with Cynthia talking…

The Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre Company’s “Dixon Road”

Canadian Stage is kicking off their Dream in High Park for 2022 with the World Premiere of Dixon Road, an uplifting musical about a Somali family’s journey to Canada in the 90’s during the start of the Somalia Civil War. With Book, Music, and Lyrics by Fatuma Adar, Dixon Road is a joyous celebration of…

Arts Collective Theatre’s “Dreamgirls”

Arts Collective Theatre opened their spring offering, Dreamgirls, to an enthusiastic audience Friday night. Called a “year long dream” by ACT director Chris Rabideau, Dreamgirls is a high energy trip to the past of show biz! Before Friday’s performance Rabideau mentioned that Dreamgirls was the stage debut of ninety percent of the cast; a huge…

Flashback Friday – Stratford 2015

As I ready myself for a weekend of theatre at the Stratford Festival, I want to take a quick look back at the remaining shows which I saw from the 2015 season. On August first I was lucky to get to take in two shows: Carousel and Love's Labour's Lost. Both of them were fairly…