If you’re a fan of the Jazz Age, you won’t be disappointed. If you’re a Shakespeare purist, you might be.
Bard on the Beach is a major cultural institution in Vancouver. We should demand better from it.
It’s worth noting that the most successful moments in this Godspell are also its simplest.
Directed by Julie Taymor. Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi.
The big, big problem with the narrative is that it’s simplistic and repetitive.
In Bard on the Beach’s production of The Comedy of Errors, director Scott Bellis makes the fatal mistake of trying to be funnier than Shakespeare.
The production both illuminates and obscures the text.
There are some good reasons why Scratch shouldn’t work, but, in the end, the reasons that it should work win.
Mostly, you’ve got to love The Art of Building a Bunker. But there’s a major chunk of it that makes no sense.
How much postmodern deconstruction do your kids need with their fairy tales? Probably not this much.