Antigone by William Head on Stage WHoS October 6-November 4, 2017. A review.

Antigone by William Head on Stage WHoS October 6-November 4, 2017. A review. In their 36th year, for their 57th production, the actors of William Head on Stage (WHoS), the only remaining prison theatre company operating in Canada, return to a text after several years of devising original work (Sleeping Giants-2016, Here: A Captive Odyssey-2015, Time Waits for No One-2014, Fractured Fables-2013). And, what a challenging text it is—Antigone … [Read more...]

Jocasta Regina by Nancy Huston at Theatre Inconnu May 2-20, 2017. A review.

Jocasta Regina by Nancy Huston at Theatre Inconnu May 2-20, 2017. A review. Wendy Magahay (Jocasta) and Monty Bjornson (Oedipus) light up the stage with their sexy frolicking in Jocasta Regina, Nancy Huston’s female-centric retelling of the Oedipus myth, currently at Theatre Inconnu until May 20th.  Not in recent memory has there been such a passionate, believable, down-to-earth depiction of a fervent long-term loving marriage. The fact that … [Read more...]