The Drawer Boy at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre July 3-15. 2018. A review.

The Drawer Boy at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre July 3-15. 2018. A review. The Drawer Boy—written by award-winning playwright Michael Healey in 1996 about the experience of The Farm Show—an early (1972) experiment in community-based theatre, where actors created shows based on the lives of Ontario farmers—and currently at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre until July 15th, is a riveting homage to an homage—a modern re-telling of what has itself … [Read more...]

The Drawer Boy at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre July 3-15,2018. Cast interview.

The Drawer Boy at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre July 3-15,2018. Cast interview. First a note—it’s draw-er boy, a boy who draws, not drawer boy, a boy in a drawer as I imagined it to be. “¨Perhaps the most successful play in Canadian theatre history and produced world-wide since its premier (at Theatre Passe Muraille) in 1999, this touching comic drama about Southern Ontario rural life explores the power of storytelling in creating and … [Read more...]

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Blue Bridge Theatre, a review

Perfect pacing and a masterful blend of comedy, pathos and drama make Brighton Beach Memoirs, Blue Bridge’s second show of the season, a rich and relatable theatrical experience. Modern audiences are perhaps most familiar with prolific playwright Neil Simon’s Tony-award-winning comedy The Odd Couple.  Simon, a native New Yorker, got his start writing for radio and TV but went on earn the distinction of being the most produced playwright of all … [Read more...]