At Performance Works Outdoor Stage until August 10, 2013
I don’t imagine many young women in theatre school dream of playing Hamlet. Lady Macbeth, Hedda Gabler and Martha (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf) would likely be on their list but not the melancholy Dane.
Sofia Bunting Newman in Hamlet. Credit: Kazandra Pangilinan
At Theatre Under the Stars until August 17, 2013
“Omigod You Guys”, this show is fun. That’s the opening song in this hilarious hoot in hot pink directed and choreographed by Valerie Easton.
Cathy Wilmot and Breanne Arrigo in Legally Blonde. Credit: Tim Matheson
At Bard on the Beach until September 11, 2013
I love this play by the late Canadian writer Timothy Findley. It’s not as great a play as, say, Hedda Gabler or Macbeth but it offers an equally monumental opportunity for a mature actress at the top of her game. Colleen Wheeler is just such an actress.
Colleen Wheeler as Elizabeth Rex. Credit: David Blue
At Bard on the Beach until September 13, 2013
Between them, veteran Lois Anderson and relative newcomer Anton Lipovetsky make this show – a peculiar blend of a comedy and a morality play – immeasurably entertaining.
Lois Anderson in Measure For Measure. Credit: David Blue
At Bard on the Beach until September 12, 2013
Kim Collier and Jonathon Young – two of the founders of the always-inventive Electric Company Theatre – crank up the voltage at Vanier Park.
Jonathon Young in Hamlet. Credit: David Blue