This is a difficult confession to make public: I don’t love Shakespeare. I select which Shakespearean plays to see at Stratford based upon the the lead actors not the script. This year’s casting of André Sills in the role of Coriolanus is inspired. Over the past few years I have observed Sills at the Shaw…
The Orchard (After Chekhov) by Serena Parmar is a refreshing and truly Canadian adaptation of The Cherry Orchard
I was thrilled to be the first visiting author to speak at the brand new Binbrook branch of the Hamilton Public Library. It’s a welcoming, open, and modern space that pays tribute to the agricultural heritage of the community with large sepia toned photo murals on several walls. Toward the back of the building, tucked in behind some stacks, is a place I would…
The effects of an outstanding conference can be hard to capture. I can get close by observing that The San Miguel Writer’s Conference left me feeling grateful that my writing muscles had been massaged by expert and loving hands.
Let the situation be your guide. So…wash your hands BEFORE preparing and eating food, and wash your hands AFTER wiping any nose or bum.
The Lorax, which has come to Toronto straight from London’s Old Vic, is a satisfying and visually rich production.
Who knew that the original 4G network was a nexus of gamblers, girls, guns and gangsters, and that the Canadian hotspot was Montreal?