Monthly Archives: August 2011

Contrasting Shakespeares and classic Steinbeck novel on Stratford stages

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s showpiece production of Twelfth Night takes the opening line and runs with it. Fortunately, it’s not Out damn spot!  It’s If music be the food of love, play on, and what unfolds from that opening is … Continue reading

Blog, Canadian Theatre

“Spring Awakening” wakes up Asbury Park…

In his liner notes for the Spring Awakening original cast CD, book-and-lyric writer Steven Sater points out that the songs (music by Duncan Sheik) are not directed from one character to another, as they are in traditional musicals. Nor do … Continue reading

Community, Professional, Regional