International Reviews

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Arcadia

Tom Stoppard's Arcadia is arguably about the nature of genius (among other things), but sadly the genius in tonight's production, with a few exception...
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Alcina

Opera Atelier's Canadian Premiere of Handel's Alcina meets every expectation that we have of the company – it is sexy, smart, visually delightful, and...
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Mephisto (Μεφίστο)

If the National Theatre of Greece had staged Mephisto, say, five years ago, the show wouldn’t have the resonances that it has for the Athenian audienc...
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King Lear

As I sit down to write this review, I remember the gut wrenching howl rising from the depths of a human soul as an old man staggers forward carrying h...
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2.0★ ★
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Hercules

When Peter Sellars was commissioned to reprise his 2011 production of Handel's Hercules for the Canadian Opera Company, I expected the effect to be po...
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Amor

“Profit”, “take”, “dollars”, “consume”, “capacity”, “interest”, “buy”, “credit”, “stock”, “takes” “buy”, “sell”; in Theodoros Terzopoulos’ new product...
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Large scale theatrical productions in big venues, although popular, are often treated with suspicion by Athenian audiences. Aiming at a larger target ...