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...]

Pride and Prejudice at Langham Court Theatre October 1-18 2014. A review.

Pride and Prejudice at Langham Court Theatre October 1-18, 2014. A review. PLEASE NOTE: Pride and Prejudice is SOLD-OUT but you can chance the wait list. Pride and Prejudice at Langham Court Theatre (October 1-18, 2014) is a brilliantly mordant adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved 200 year-old classic by Victoria playwright Janet Munsil, perfectly paced with astute direction by Judy Treloar and gracefully interpreted by a talented … [Read more...]

The Graduate at Langham Court Theatre March 5-22, 2014. A review.

With its snappy dialogue and tight physical comedy, The Graduate—currently at Langham Court Theatre until March 22nd—will have you laughing appreciably at the innuendo and humming along to songs that defined a generation. Originally written by Charles Webb (more about his story later) in 1963 and adapted into the iconic “coming of age” movie directed by Mike Nichols, the play by Terry Johnson dates from 2000.  Fans of the movie will find that … [Read more...]

That Face at Langham Court Theatre – a review

Langham Court Theatre’s production of That Face packs a ferocious emotional wallop as actors plumb the depths of a family in free fall. Be warned, this is not a tale of sweetness and light where everything is tidied up neatly at the end. Advised as being for “mature audiences” I would add that some individuals may find the content disturbing, and likely to include triggers. Polly Stenham erupted on the theatrical scene at the young age … [Read more...]