Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Canada”

Women Beware Women: Mary Stuart at Stratford

A production powered by sex much more than politics

Posted October 16th, 2013

Midnight in the Garden of the Finzi-Continis: The Merchant of Venice at Stratford

I have been extraordinarily remiss in finishing up my Stratford reviews. The …

Posted October 16th, 2013

See Me: Tommy at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

The classic rock opera does not have any ironic distance, but we do.

Posted October 1st, 2013

Underneath the Arches: Waiting For Godot At Stratford

Something like twenty years ago, I saw a film of the British …

Posted October 1st, 2013

Willmoore Kendall, Calhoun, Meech Lake and the West Lothian Question

This is probably not the most important topic to get back to …

Posted September 30th, 2013

Shakespeare Taken, Not Stirred

This has been an all-around excellent season at Stratford (and the season …

Posted September 20th, 2013

Noel Coward Anticipates Seinfeld: Blithe Spirit At Stratford

Misanthropy and misogyny rule the day in this ugly comedy.

Posted September 10th, 2013

Lux Et Veritas

Can we still believe in love as portrayed in classic American musical-comedy?

Posted August 23rd, 2013

Lady Windermere’s Fan: See It, And Become One

Imagine a society composed entirely of individuals who react to a mis-placed …

Posted August 21st, 2013

Songs Of Love And Hate: Othello At Stratford

Stratford produces a masterpiece performance of Shakespeare’s classic.

Posted August 18th, 2013

To Be Or Not To Be. That Is The Question. Does Judith Thompson Have An Answer?

“Issue” plays are a tricky thing, dramatically. You start out with a …

Posted August 14th, 2013

Buckle and Swash, Slice and Dice

How to adapt “The Three Musketeers” as a TV series like “Entourage.”

Posted July 29th, 2013

Prayer? Or the Ambiguities? Measure for Measure at Stratford

Refusing to reduce Shakespeare’s classic by “solving” the core problems.

Posted June 3rd, 2013

Mazel-Tov, Stratford. And Yasher Koach While We’re At It

Learning to love Fiddler on the Roof

Posted May 29th, 2013

A Temperance In The Torrent Of Passion

Last night, the Stratford Festival opened with a production of Romeo and Juliet that …

Posted May 28th, 2013

Worthy Canadian Theatre

Memorial Day marks different things for different people. For some, a time …

Posted May 25th, 2013

The 2012 Season At Stratford

As I do every year, I encourage all lovers of theatre to …

Posted August 26th, 2012