Omphile Molusi's script gains undeniable strength when its lead is forced to make unbearable choices.
In the end, The Mountaintop is a naïve fairytale about a hero, as opposed to a substantial portrait of a man.
Oklahoma! is a massive beast of a musical.
Cineastas looks great, there’s pleasure to be had in its confident quirkiness, and its four actors are resourceful and technically skilled.
This production feels true to the gentle spirit of Fugard’s script—but gentleness doesn’t necessarily make for gripping theatre.
Some of it is lovely—but it’s far from perfect.
Good for West Vancouver’s Kay Meek Centre for collaborating with Montreal’s Centaur Theatre to bring us this idiosyncratic—and very welcome—offering.
Intimacy, loss, and the tenuous thread of our connection to others are the themes that infuse this ambitious and beautifully realized double bill.
The evening is hugely entertaining.
The Playhouse audience didn’t just stand up with synchronized spontaneity at the closing bell of Séquence 8—it erupted.