Thursday Theatre Thoughts – Revisiting Shakespeare

My family and I are gearing up to head back to the Stratford Festival this weekend, and both of the plays by Shakespeare which we’re seeing are plays we’ve seen before. They’ll be brand new for my partner, so I’ll be looking forward to seeing his reaction to them. But I feel like the question…

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Stratford Festival’s “John Gabriel Borkman”

I had been greatly anticipating this show since it's announcement. I was excited to see a new Ibsen play which I new nothing about and which starred so many of my favourite actors at the festival.  John Gabriel Borkman surpassed any and all expectations I had for the show, presenting an intriguing story beautifully told…

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…