Website Banner 500.jpgThe Telegram Telegram - Gordon JonesList of the latest articles from this category./Author-Gordon-Jones/6673/5Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:08:08 -0500Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:08:08 -0500en‘Proud’ a  strong and ripe political amuse-bouche, 16 Nov 2015 16:41:35 -0500Recently ousted by newly minted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, former PM Stephen Harper is the satirical subject of Michael Healey’s pithily entitled “Proud.”‘Little Mermaid’ is polished and colourful, 06 Nov 2015 17:15:52 -0500Hans Christian Anderson’s fable of a lovelorn mermaid starts with the daughter of King Triton rescuing a handsome prince from drowning.‘Twilight Zone’ full of uncanny business, 28 Oct 2015 20:20:34 -0400Commencing in 1959, an American sci-fi television series portraying bizarre and paranormal happenings ran for five highly acclaimed and equally addictive years. Half a century later, “The Twilight Zone” is enjoying a brief after-life in the Barbara Barrett Theatre, featuring a handful of ...’ argument deals with troubled past, 15 Oct 2015 22:58:55 -0400Neil Butler and Jill Kennedy give gritty performances in ‘In a Forest, Dark and Deep’‘Tarzan’ entertaining despite mediocre content, 09 Oct 2015 21:14:47 -0400What full-blooded male hasn’t dreamed of swinging through treetops to rescue maidens in distress? Come home, come home, Johnny Weissmuller. cast carries ‘Into the Woods’, 09 Sep 2015 19:10:06 -0400Fairy tale fancy is not only for children, especially when imagined by Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim’s musical realm, innocent like Little Red Riding Hood, Beanstalk Jack, Tower-bound Rapunzel or Barefoot Cinderella, are beset by dark powers of Witch and Giant (and a bevy of Ugly Sisters).‘Macbeth’ staged with power and finesse, 03 Aug 2015 19:26:56 -0400The most intense of Shakespeare’s tragedies, and third shortest of all his plays, “Macbeth” was written for Shakespeare’s patron, King James I of England and VI of Scotland, who succeeded Queen Elizabeth on her death in 1603. and match-breaking, 02 Aug 2015 21:22:11 -0400‘Much Ado About Nothing’ kicks off Cupids Shakespeare festival back and enjoy ‘The Comedy of Errors’, 20 Jul 2015 22:34:45 -0400Shakespeare’s shortest play is one of his earliest and most ebullient. fun, small stage, 07 Jul 2015 22:26:32 -0400‘Curious Case in the Colony’ at Newman Wine Vaults happy ending, but a finely performed tale, 17 Jun 2015 20:57:19 -0400As well as writing politely buttoned-up novels, American author Henry James harboured a taste for the supernatural, as manifested by “The Turn of the Screw,” a story first published in 1898. is too good to miss, 04 Jun 2015 23:00:38 -0400‘L’Enfant et les Sortilèges’ plays tonight at D.F. Cook Recital Hall Christmas, 12 Dec 2014 04:39:00 -0500‘Penning the Carol’ re-enacts a Dickens classic in style pleasing multi-dose of McIvor, 04 Dec 2014 19:37:00 -0500Nova Scotian playwright, actor and director Daniel MacIvor is one of Canada’s best-known creators of short plays, four of which are on offer Dec. 3-7, staged by Joint Productions in the Barbara Barrett Theatre, under the banner of “MacIvor Mania!” script, strong performances, 04 Dec 2014 05:27:31 -0500Step Taylor’s “Chapel Arm,” which premiered at the LSPU Hall on Tuesday, is something of a throwback to the glory days of the Hall, when performers like Mercedes Barry and Bryan Hennessey, Michael Wade and Cathy Jones strutted their stuff in the late ’80s and early ’90s sets, polished performers give ‘Fiddler’ an edge, 27 Nov 2014 18:59:50 -0500Is there any theatrical operation in Canada with a lengthier attribution than Quidi Vidi Rennie’s River Development Foundation and the Stokers Group of the St. John’s Rotary?