Posts tagged St. Ann's Warehouse
POST: 'Nice Fish' - it's only natural to think of isolation

Nice Fish couldn't have come at a better time for me personally. The week of going to see the show I'd been talking to my friends about how irritated I was with cellphones. I think they have created a barrier that makes having simple conversation incredibly awkward. I know a lot of the people who know me on a personal level assume that I don't like speaking because of my reserved nature, but that doesn't mean I don't like listening and that's why I blame cellphones.

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POST: 'Henry IV' - sh*ts gonna be good

The women are brought in a straight line through the main entrance. Adorned in all gray sweat suits, greasy hair, and bare faces. Each carrying child-sized chairs and tables that they scattered around stage. This probably sounds as confusing as it first looked to me, but the one thing that really stuck with me was the attention to detail. The interpretations will obviously vary, but for me the child-sized furniture and props just added to this fantasy world that suddenly appears once the guards leave.

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POST: Let The Right One In. I wanted time to slow down...

When intermission came I looked at Sherri and both our jaws were dangling to the floor, we were completely drawn in by the production. The set was slathered in a blue tint looking just as chilly as the outside world. Over an hour already went by and it seemed as if time was going too fast. For a moment, I wanted time to slow down so I could truly enjoy the beauty of the production. They incorporated lyrical dances, subtle acrobats, and very modern instrumentals to tell the love story between a vampire and a young boy.

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