By Ryan Barlow
The University of Calgary’s department of drama’s latest production, The Love of the Nightingale by Timberlake Wertenbaker, is an intriguing adaptation of an Ancient Greek story that addresses timeless themes of gender roles, violence and silence. Running from October 23 to November 3 at the University Theatre, the director Alyssa Bradac has woven the script… Continue reading Play review: Love of the Nightingale
By Victoria Parent
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the classic love story that has resonated for decades, is now being performed at Theatre Calgary. This adaptation, written by playwright Janet Munsil and directed by Dennis Garnhum, is a remarkable comedy of manners.
The recurring theme of this play focuses on the development of character and the issues young… Continue reading Play review: Theatre Calgary’s Pride and Prejudice
By Morgan Shandro
At some point in all of our lives, we experience problems in the areas of dating, relationships, love and sex — or most likely a combination of these. How Not To Get Laid is a play that teaches exactly what its title suggests, with two actors who take turns in a series of short, humorous… Continue reading Play review: How Not To Get Laid