The Crucible by Arthur Miller at Langha Court Theatre November 18-December 3, 2016. A review.

The Crucible by Arthur Miller at Langham Court Theatre November 18-December 3, 2016. A review. Langham Court Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, drives deep into the hearts and motivations of people—their petty jealousies, long-standing feuds, primordial urges and moral rectitude.  Written in 1953 about the Salem witch trials and considered to be an allegory of McCarthyism, this seminal work in the canon of great American … [Read more...]

A Lie of the Mind at Theatre Inconnu May 3-21, 2016. A review.

Lie of the Mind at Theatre Inconnu May 3-21, 2016. A review. Sam Shepard is arguably one of America’s greatest living playwrights—his scripts veritable treasure troves of “bon mots” and aphorisms, constructed to reveal the discordant and unhappy underbelly of a society disassociated with itself.  His caustic and probing examination of family structures and the ties that bind is in sharp relief in A Lie of the Mind, currently running at Theatre … [Read more...]

Cock by Mike Bartlett at Theatre Inconnu May 5-23, 2015. A review.

Cock by Mike Bartlett at Theatre Inconnu May 5-23, 2015. A review. John is confused—but is it by his sexual orientation or by life in general, bound-up as he is in a general inability to make a choice? Theatre Inconnu tackles the Oliver-award-winning play Cock by Mike Bartlett, one of Britain’s rising young stars in the theatrical firmament. Director and designer David MacPherson, in his first production for Theatre Inconnu, sets the audience … [Read more...]