The upcoming “One-Queer Show: Challenging the Identity of Woman” at the Refinery is both a personal snapshot of its star and author, Sara Waldbillig and a historical document.
Some plays are so insightful, so vivid and so entertaining that they demand to be turned into films. Or so some producers must think. Unfortunately, what works in the theatre may not always work in the cinema. Such is the case with Carnage. I suspect the Tony Award-winning play by Yasmina Reza may be far more
When I walked into the upper gallery of TCU Place on Jan. 21, I was struck by something unusual. It was classy — a little too classy. But that is the life of the fine arts student: spend your daylight hours shuffling through the hallway in black sweatpants or paint-covered jeans, but be prepared at
It’s not every day that the ballet comes to Saskatoon. Already receiving rapturous reviews from the likes of the CBC, Svengali is the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s newest creation, an artistic retelling of the novel Trilby by George du Maurier. The ballet tells the story of Svengali, a young man yearning for fame who has an
Russia comes to Saskatoon as the dedicated drama students at Greystone Theatre prepare to kick off the season with Anton Chekhov’s classic play The Three Sisters. The play, written in 1900, centres on the Prozorov family, landed gentry living in rural Russia. The titular sisters are the motherly spinster Olga, the unhappily married Masha and the
Cabin fever takes on a whole new meaning in the latest Persephone production, Dead Midnight.
The Saskatoon Fringe Theatre Festival used to be something great. Sadly, those days have come and gone.
Part three in a series of reviews featuring a selection of plays at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival. Big Shot is a fast paced character piece involving six compelling and unique personalities intertwined against the backdrop of Vancouver.
Part two in a series of reviews featuring a selection of plays at the Saskatoon Fringe Festival. It's Been Taken is a lovely comic break if you want to tickle your funny bone, reminisce about your past and escape your own harsh reality for sixty minutes.
This year's Fringe festival has a little bit of everything: children plays, clowns, one man shows, singers, comedies, dramas and bromances, as well as something that can only be described as “Not For Children.”