Archives for September 2013

Beautiful puppets gallop through a sentimental spectacle

War Horse, review, Broadway Across Canada

The puppets in War Horse are uniquely beautiful

I was dazzled by the horse puppets and I cried a couple of times—but often I was bored. War Horse is a  disappointingly empty spectacle.  [Read more…]

My pick of the picks of the fringe

Chase Padgett, 6 Guitars, Vancouver Fringe Festival

Chase Padgett is a knockout in 6 Guitars

 

Again this year, the Vancouver Fringe Festival is holding over some of its most popular shows.

Of those, I highly recommend 6 Guitars and Unpossible! [Read more…]

Vancouver Fringe: early picks

Vancouver Fringe Festival Victoria Tasha Diamant The Human Body Project

Tasha Diamant gets vulnerable in The Human Body Project

This year at the Victoria Fringe Festival I learned never to trust my intuition: shows that I thought looked like caca turned out to be great; others, that I thought were guaranteed winners, not so much.  [Read more…]