Les Belles Soeurs at Langham Court Theatre November 15-December 2 2017. A review.

Les Belles Soeurs at Langham Court Theatre November 15-December 2 2017. A review. Take a trip back in time to La Belle Province with Les Belles Soeurs (currently at Langham Court Theatre November 15-December 2, 2017). It’s hard to imagine the circumstances seen from our modern (especially Western Canadian) and socially relativistic time, but to put events into context, when Les Belles Soeurs was written in 1965, abortion and the pill were … [Read more...]

Next to Normal at Langham Court Theatre September 28-October 15, 2016. A review.

Next to Normal at Langham Court Theatre September 28-October 15, 2016. A review. Next to Normal, the 88th season opener for Langham Court Theatre, is a heady mixture of high-powered music and complex drama. Musical theatre lovers will applaud this timely and vocally challenging work, while fans of traditional theatre will appreciate the sensitive exploration of family dysfunction and mental illness. Next to Normal is a modern behemoth … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins the Broadway Musical, by the Canadian College of Performing Arts April 22-30, 2016. A review.

Mary Poppins the Broadway Musical, by the Canadian College of Performing Arts April 22-30, 2016. A review. The talented team at the Canadian College of Performing Arts has spared no effort in bringing Mary Poppins, the Broadway Musical (based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film) to life.  Filled with special effects (Peter Pokorny, Caitlen Bull), wonderful projections (Jason King), creative set design (R.J. Peters, Caitlenn … [Read more...]