Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: theatre erindale

The Oresteia reimagines an old classic

I appreciated the fresh take on this play. It didn’t lose any of the original nuances even with the production taking a more contemporary approach with...

Leads of The Glove Thief talk shop

Last Thursday, Beth Flintoff’s The Glove Thief opened at UTM’s Erindale Theatre. Directed by Meredith Scott, the show takes audiences back to 1589 when Mary Queen...

Connecting artists across three campuses

This past weekend, U of T’s drama coalition hosted the annual U of T Drama festival. First established in 1936, and then resurrected in 1993 by...

Consent: It’s really, really important

Paul Downs Colaizzo’s Really Really opened at the MiST Theatre this past Thursday. The play, which is directed by Michael Bradley, focuses on issues...

Moving into 406 Clybourne Street

The New York Times writer Erik Piepenburg said, “Every city has a Clybourne Park.” For Theatre Erindale, Clybourne Park marks its second production of...

A second perspective of Twelfth Night

Theatre Erindale presented a very captivating and witty spectacle of William Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night. The play follows shipwrecked Viola’s (Esther McLachlin) arrival at...

Theatre Erindale takes on Twelfth Night

Those who dread Shakespeare should not fear Theatre Erindale’s production of Twelfth Night. The production held this past Friday seamlessly blends Shakespeare’s antiquated language...

An earnest end to Erindale’s season

Last Friday, the graduating class of the Theatre and Drama Studies program premiered Oscar Wilde’s most popular comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest. Patrick...

Embracing feminism on the MiST stage

Theatre Erindale’s 2016/2017 season has offered a diverse repertoire of productions, ranging from classical to contemporary. Despite their differences, the common theme of feminism...

Female-focused Hamlet offers unique, dualistic perspective

As part of Theatre Erindale’s Studio Series, members of the Theatre and Drama Studies program premiered Hamlet in Deerfield Hall on February 2. The...

Chewing out the male-female binary

Last Thursday, the theatre and drama studies program premiered The Wo/Man, a play based on Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story “The Yellow Wallpaper”. Directed...

Putting a new spin on classic plays

Making his first appearance as a director at Theatre Erindale, ted witzel is in the process of directing Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle....

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