University Player’s Production of “A Streetcar Named Desire”

The University Players continued their 60th Anniversary season with Tennessee Williams' classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire. Set in New Orleans in the 1950's, the story is a harrowing tale of love, loss, and desire, and how all of those emotions react under close quarters. If you haven't had the chance to go to the enchanting…

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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 Player’s Production of “Jane Eyre”

The University Players at the University of Windsor opened their 2017/2018 season with Polly Teale's adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. The riveting story of a downtrodden young lady who grows up to fall in love with her employer, the story transferred well to the stage and made for an engaging night of theatre. I…

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…

University Player’s “To Moscow”

To Moscow was certainly a play for people who love theatre, this reviewer included, and I had an amazing time watching the lives of two of the most revolutionary theatre practitioners unfold in front of me. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to get out and see it ASAP! Liza Balkan made an…

University Player’s “The Crucible”

I remember reading this play in Grade 11 English class and not really being a huge fan of the play; however after seeing this production I must admit my mind was changed. I thought that this production was exceptionally well cast, and most certainly well performed. It changed my perspective on the play for sure!…