The Handmade Tale by Paper Street Theatre Co. Interview with Missie Peters.

The Handmade Tale by Paper Street Theatre Co. Interview with Missie Peters.  February 17-20, 2016. Paper Street Theatre Co, for the last show of their 2015-2016 season, focuses on the dystopian fiction of renowned Canadian writer Margaret Atwood.  What a challenge! Regular improv player Missie Peters kindly answered questions about this up-coming show. Photo: Derek Ford Atwood’s dystopian fiction started with The Handmaid’s Tale, continued … [Read more...]

The Penelopiad at Langham Court Theatre April 23-May 10 2014. A review.

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, directed by Wendy Merk, currently playing at Langham Court Theatre (April 23 to May 10, 2014) is replete with stately majesty. It’s a visual banquet, an auditory feast, and a veritable treasure trove of pithy comments and rich humour. Most high school English students will have studied Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and be familiar with the peregrinations of the hero Odysseus (also known as Ulysses)—sailing to … [Read more...]