Kelly Bedard

It’s tempting to criticize Peter Hinton’s new adaptation of Alice in Wonderland for its emptiness. There is no real story, no great moral, no particular meaning, not even a coherent character to invest in beyond Tara Rosling’s cute but fairly blank-slate Alice. That feels like a flaw of the production but, let’s just be honest, […]

  Theresa Perkins

This is part three of our continuing coverage of the New York Frigid Festival in the Lower East Side. Lil Women: A Rap Musical When you think of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott’s famous tale of female friendship, family and forays into adulthood, your mind is likely overwhelmed by conjured images of freestyle rap battles […]

  Saiya Floyd

If you want a Pride and Prejudice that is faithful to the original book, watch the 1995 BBC version. If you want a sweeping romantic version, the 2005 film is perfect. And if you want an abridged version that combines your enjoyment of period pieces and action movies, then Pride and Prejudice and Zombies might […]

  Caroline Schurman-Grenier

Oscar Wilde’s beloved novel has been adapted into a play and is currently showing at Trafalgar Studios; it is not an event to be missed for all the Wilde enthusiasts of the world. Adapted by Merlin Holland and John O’Connor, it brings together elements from the story which was first published in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine, […]

  Caroline Schurman-Grenier

Everyone knows the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: the nice doctor turns into an evil and violent man after medical experiments go terribly wrong. The classic story has been adapted by Eric Gracey and is now playing until February 6th at the Cockpit in Marylebone. Set in 1930s London, the plot fits the […]

  Lisa McKeown

Frankenstein Live opened last weekend at the Walmer Centre Theatre in the Annex. The script was written by Warren MacDonald, and is a stage adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. There is no dialogue in the book, and so MacDonald notes in a recent interview that his biggest challenge was to imagine the dialogue realistically while […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. This is the last Dark Matter interview, we promise (including director Alec Toller and Three Other Castmembers, we’ve interviewed pretty much everyone but the crew at this point) but what would Heart of Darkness in Space (one […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Both prolific and consistent, there’s a reason why Soulpepper Resident Artist Gregory Prest is among the most celebrated artists in My Theatre Award history. Nominated in multiple categories over three different years, Gregory’s already won Best Supporting […]