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Manufacturing Passion: Tony Kushner’s Intelligent Homosexual at the Shaw Festival

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

As part of the Young Playwrights Unit at the Tarragon Theatre in 1985, I presented an idea for an original drama entitled The Nebulae...

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Moment of Truth: Sweet Charity at the Shaw Festival

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

Unless I’ve missed some obscure part of his oeuvre, I would hazard the guess that no one will ever accuse Neil Simon of creating...

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Canadian Opera Company’s Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

First produced twenty-two years ago, Robert LePage’s production of two one-act operas, Bela Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle...

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Queer Tales: 3 Works by Queer-lit Masters

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

From prose to poetry, the sublime to the ridiculous, the written word can be a source of inspiration, instigation and infuriation. Jeffrey...

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Unvailed: The 2014 Hot List

Posted by on Jan 4, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Parting Shots, Unabashed, Understand, Unrivaled | 0 comments

With the sound of a great crack, it was suddenly over. No, I’m not talking about Rob Ford’s term as mayor; I’m talking 2014. What a...

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London Theatre: Nights to Remember

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

One of the many pleasures on my recent trip to London was seeing some exciting theatre (and to see it spelled correctly!) First up was...

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