At Bard on the Beach until September 18, 2016
Director Lois Anderson was a big part of the much-loved, much-missed Leaky Heaven Circus and this production is, at times, clever and playful in the way Leaky Heaven was. Her Pericles is a treasure trove of invention.
Sereana Malani and Kamyar Pazandeh in Pericles. Credit: David Cooper and Emily Cooper
At Theatre Under the Stars (alternating with Disney’s Beauty and The Beast) until August 20, 2016
There are a couple of absolute requirements when it comes to producing West Side Story: there must be a fantastic performer in the role of Puerto Rican Anita; and the choreography has to be terrific. This Theatre Under the Stars’ production, directed by Sarah Rodgers, has both.
Matt Montgomery as Tony and Jennifer Gillis as Maria in West Side Story. Credit: Tim Matheson
At the Jericho Arts Centre (in repertory with The Romans in Britain and The Country Wife) until August 19, 2016
There’s a line in this 1978 Pinter play that’s absolutely explosive. It comes in the second of nine scenes and you’ll know it when you hear it.
James Gill, Corina Akeson and Tariq Leslie in Betrayal. Credit: Thorsten Gohl
At Bard on the Beach until September 17, 2016
If Desdemona’s death doesn’t bring tears to your eyes, Othello’s frailty might.
Luc Roderique as Othello and Kayla Deorksen as Desdemona in Othello. Credit: David Blue