There were a lot of laughs in Strathcona Park on the opening night of Odyssey Theatre’s fantastically funny The Servant of Two Masters.
Odyssey Theatre is kicking off the 31st season of Theatre Under the Stars in Strathcona Park with a brand new adaptation of Carlo Goldini’s The Servant of Two Masters.
There are moments when all of us must reflect on the absurdity of life. Sometimes we laugh, other times we cry, and then there are those instances when we simply throw up our hands in exasperation. The play The Best Brothers, currently playing at the Great Canadian Theatre Compay until March 29, offers a clever perspective […]
I knew we were in for a fun evening when the audience laughed within the first minute of The School for Wives. They kept laughing throughout the rest of the play. Understandable when you consider the quality of the script, the direction, and the acting. Moliere wrote The School for Wives the year he married […]
80 minutes (no intermission) | Drama | Mature content What is Art? For example, is a meat dress Art? The public can be very passionate and blunt expressing opinions about this question. (As are the characters in Yamina Reza’s play Art.) But there are subtexts to these public debates. The debates become particularly heated when […]
55 minutes (no intermission) | Drama | G Brian Fidler has dramatized his memories of his grandfather from when Fidler was around 10, and his grandfather came to live in Fidler’s parents’ basement. As Fidler points out early in the show, some of the props are real and some are stand-ins for what used to […]
In a world… where people have abandoned their decisions to a higher authority, what happens when there is no time to consult that authority? What will they do? What will be the consequences? In a play heavy with blunt allegories, there is a danger of the play sinking under the weight of its own didacticism. […]