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Review: Fences

Directed by Denzel Washington

Certificate 12A

Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo

Released on 17th February 2017

 

Fences is based on the original play of the same name by August Wilson, first produced in 1983 and set in the 1950s.   757 more words

Film Review

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Oscar Giner

Théâtre Jean-Duceppe director Michel Dumont to pass on 'le flambeau' next year

Michel Dumont, the face of Théâtre Jean-Duceppe for over a quarter of a century, announced this week that he will be passing on “le flambeau” to a new artistic director following the 2017-18 season. 329 more words

Entertainment

“A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller

directed by Joe Hanrahan
February 23 – March 5, 2017
Clayton Community Theatre (CCT) 666 more words

Theatre

Fences: Movie Review

I feel a little mean criticising a Pulitzer Prize and multiple Tony winning play that has now become a movie.   In the 2016 stage revival of the 1983 August Wilson play, both Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, the movie’s stars,  picked up best actor awards for their performances, alongside fellow actors Stephen Henderson (Bono), Mykelti Williamson (Gabe) and Russell Hornsby (Lyons). 482 more words

Arts

Crossings

Two years ago I was in New York, strolling along the Brooklyn Bridge, snapping photos, trying to capture this historic, marvelous structure. Not once, though, did I think of the Bridge as integral to immigrants. 83 more words

A Bit Political (+ Book Reviews)

We Tread on a Dangerous Path

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