The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway. Belfry Theatre Sept 16-Oct 19 2014 Victoria BC. A review.

The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway. Belfry Theatre Sept 16-Oct 19 2014 Victoria BC. A review. The Belfry Theatre opens their 39th season with panache.  The Rez Sisters is theatre that will have you dreaming overnight, and still thinking at coffee in the morning. It’s electrifying, disturbing, sad, funny and as relevant as it was in 1986. Some days I’m ashamed—ashamed of my settler’s world-view and lens; ashamed of my privilege; ashamed of my … [Read more...]

A Tender Thing, Belfry Theatre November 5 – December 8 2013 – a review.

A Tender Thing, Ben Power’s re-working of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet, is a profoundly powerful, disquieting, and brave examination of eternal love at the end-of-life. With devastating simplicity, two of Canada’s most senior and accomplished actors, Peter Anderson (Romeo) and Clare Coulter (Juliet), working together for the first time, capture the heart-break of bidding adieu. Power was only 28, and a theatrical wunderkind, when … [Read more...]