Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

From creepy cartoons, a twisted TV show, a couple of morbid movies, finally to a macabre musical, The Addams Family are a household name. Created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the Addams are the pinnacle of eccentric families. The Addams Family has music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The production was first … Continue reading Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

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Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

Funny Girl is an utterly charming musical following the life of Fanny Brice as she navigates the world of theatre and love. I previously saw the show as it began at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London before it embarked on a West End run and the current UK Tour. My other review states that I … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

Blogger Update: The Theatrical Event

After eight wonderful months, my time in Canada is nearly at an end. I have seen some brilliant theatre and some even more theatrical non-theatre events. From dance shows and burlesque performances to my first ice hockey game, from black box theatre and experimental design to the huge venue at the NAC, it's definitely been … Continue reading Blogger Update: The Theatrical Event

Parliament of Canada Tour and Parliamentary Questions

As someone living in Canada for a limited amount of time, especially living in the capital of Ottawa, it was a necessity for me to take a tour around the Parliament of Canada while I was here. There were tours available in large groups, but fortunately I knew someone working there who was able to … Continue reading Parliament of Canada Tour and Parliamentary Questions

Gauthier Dance – Theaterhaus Stuttgart

Gauthier Dance is a dance company created by Eric Gauthier, a choreographer, dancer, and musician. Having dipped my toes in dance performance before, I was excited to see something new, especially when I learned that ballet was involved. The young company originates in Germany and is now touring. _________________________ The performance comprises five performances, with … Continue reading Gauthier Dance – Theaterhaus Stuttgart

Heathers the Musical

Heathers the Musical by Carleton Musical Theatre Society tells the story of the hit 1988 film "Heathers", depicting themes of teenage angst, suicide, and high school cliques. Heathers the Musical has been on my radar forever, but I never had the opportunity to see it before now, colour me stoked. I am a massive fan of the … Continue reading Heathers the Musical

Red Bull Crashed Ice

Foreword: As an English person studying in Canada, it's obligatory to attend ice skating events. I've frequently made the mistake of calling hockey 'ice hockey' since being here - which apparently is a massive faux pas, as hockey is meant to be played on ice and 'field hockey' is different... Anyway, The Red Bull Crashed … Continue reading Red Bull Crashed Ice

The Art of the Teese

Foreword: The Art of the Teese is renowned burlesque performer Dita Von Teese's latest striptease performance. Credited for aiding in the revival of burlesque performance, Von Teese's show exhibits the most talented entertainers in the business. I had always wanted to see a burlesque performance so as soon as I saw the opportunity to see the … Continue reading The Art of the Teese