Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Good Old Neon’s Blue Remembered Hills– one of the darkest and most disturbing productions of the year- began with Jeff Dingle making play airplane noises. Jeff’s happy-go-lucky presence usually signals you’re about to see something fairly […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Aleksander Oferd Alexander Offord is a past MyTheatre Award winning-playwright and co-artistic director of Good Old Neon, the company behind one of our most-celebrated productions of the year, Blue Remembered Hills. Directed by his then-fiancée now-wife Nicole […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. My favourite phrase to describe the incredible Nicole Wilson is “clear-eyed”- she’s remarkably insightful, relentlessly honest and, more than pretty much any other artist I can think of, she knows exactly who she is and what […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Hayden Finkelshtain is a delightful, charming, talented, open-hearted individual who worries about things like whether it’s okay that the photos that go with this interview don’t accurately reflect what he normally looks like because the project […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Every time I write about a new Michael-David Blostein performance, I find myself calling it a “career best” because he just keeps getting better. In Good Old Neon’s bold and brutal Blue Remembered Hills, one of our […]

  Kelly Bedard

Blue Remembered Hills (Good Old Neon) This dark, unpleasant, uncompromisingly strange piece of physical theatre is born out of a British teleplay in which a group of children play and torture each other, as children do. The children are meant to be played by adults but director Nicole Wilson has fully grown the characters up, […]

  Kelly Bedard

How We Are (Workshop Production) Written with complex, moving insight by Polly Phokeev and directed with sensitivity and detail by Mikaela Davies, How We Are explores the consequences of taking a friendship to the next level. A drunken night between two best friends (played by Sochi Fried and Virgilia Griffith, both brave, exposed and extraordinary) […]