Yippie-kay-ay Mister Falcon! Die Hard, The Musical(ish) mostly delivers on its crowd-pleasing premise: a singing, dancing retelling of everyone’s favourite action movie using rewritten 80’s pop tunes.
It’s a more serious show than the title would suggest, but it is engaging, tells a compelling story, and reiterates some truths that we all need to be reminded of. Plus some sure-fire banjo jokes!
“Poly Queer Love Ballad” is a fresh take on the well-worn romantic comedy/drama – and not because it’s a girl-meets-girl story. It’s because one of them is polyamorous. Gaby (Sara Vicruck) is a singer-songwriter with spiky blonde Billy Idol hair and a full-on, get-what-she-wants attitude. She meets Nina (Anais West), a shy poet, at Cafe […]
“Inside Voices: A Musical in the Key of P” could be called a musical about nothing… and yet it has everything. Rich with humour and vulnerability, it’s a hilarious and riveting hour – a deceptively simple concept that belies the incredible skill required to pull it off so effectively.
I was especially prepared to like “TrudeauMania”, and it aims to please from start to finish, but it isn’t the show I hoped it would be. There’s plenty to enjoy, but there were things I wish had been done differently.