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The Philanderer — Shaw Festival — Festival Theatre

Period costumes aside, Lisa Peterson’s production of “The Philanderer” for the Shaw Festival gleefully casts off Victorian trappings for the more carefree romantic and sophisticated dash of a contemporary comedy. … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Shaw Festival — Preliminary Report

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario — During the next week, I will post full reviews of the 10 plays included on this year’s Shaw Festival roster. My intention was to file a review … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Shaw and Stratford Festivals — Canadian Assurance

┬áConsistently theatrical greatness lies just across the U.S. border at the two ends of the Canadian province of Ontario. I first attended the Stratford Festival in 1976 when the actors … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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