At Little Mountain Gallery until August 30, 2014
Sometimes a play comes along and I have no idea whom it’s for: kids, young adults, grownups or boomers. Mr. Marmalade is one of these. It’s billed as a dark comedy but it’s far too sad to be funny.
Jay Clift and Christine Quintana in Mr. Marmalade. Credit: BeattyOei Photography
At the Jericho Arts Centre until August 16, 2014
The Normal Heart is an awkward play probably because the intended hero – the playwright himself – is both heroic and anti-heroic. But it is undeniably faithful to the period fraught as it was with panic and pain.
Matthew Bissett, Rebecca Walters, Daniel Meron and Kazz Leskard. Credit: Matt Reznek
At the Jericho Arts Centre until August 13, 2014
If I were Irish I would either hate The Cripple of Inishmaan because it feeds into so many clichés or I would love it because it feeds into so many clichés.
Max Wallace as Cripple Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan. Credit: Matt Reznek