Puttin’ on the Ritz at the Belfry Theatre April 12-May 8, 2016. A review.

Puttin’ on the Ritz at the Belfry Theatre April 12-May 8, 2016.  A review. The Belfry Theatre closes the 40th season in high-style with a return to its roots, reprising the very first show Puttin’ on the Ritz.  The current production, directed by Glynis Leyshon (who also directed the 20th anniversary production) is snappy and swanky, elegant and silly, with tunes audiences will be humming for hours afterwards. Conceived by Don Shipley, … [Read more...]

The Best Brothers and How To Disappear Completely at the Belfry Theatre. A review.

The Best Brothers and How to Disappear Completely at the Belfry Theatre. A review.  January 27-March1, 2015. It’s a departure from the usual for the Belfry Theatre to schedule two one-act plays as a main stage production—indeed, it’s the first time in over 25 years they have done so.  Artistic director Michael Shamata was so impressed with The Best Brothers by acclaimed Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor, originally staged at the Stratford … [Read more...]