Diana Donnelly as Margy LaMont in Sex (Shaw Festival, 2019). Photo by David Cooper.
It’s nearly impossible to talk about Mae West’s Sex without delving into the controversy it created when it was written and first produced.
That dates back to 1926 to 27, when West was jailed for the lewd content of the play, which she wrote and starred in. … [Read more...] about Mae West’s play at Shaw studio ‘sex-positive’
Tom Rooney as Cyrano and Patrick Galligan as De Guiche with the cast of Cyrano de Bergerac. Photo by Emily Cooper.
The Shaw Festival has taken to task the formidable Cyrano de Bergerac, written by Edmond Rostand in 1897, and the result is a delightful and inventive adaptation of the original work based on a translation written by the Shaw’s own Kate … [Read more...] about Shaw production of Cyrano witty and fun
André Sills as Tom and Julia Course as Laura in The Glass Menagerie at the Shaw Festival, on stage at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. (David Cooper)
The Glass Menagerie is the first of American playwright Tennessee Williams’ successes, and the Festival presents a faithful adaptation at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre.
Intimate pre-show … [Read more...] about Shaw ensemble delivers in Glass Menagerie
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