On Fire: A Review of Arbol de Fuego

Arbol de Fuego is an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, which I took up in Drama class in college. I remember bits and pieces but forgot it pretty quickly favouring Lysistrata and King Lear and Death of a Salesman, which we also took in class. So I felt a bit comfortable coming into…Read more On Fire: A Review of Arbol de Fuego

This is not Broadway

The play has stopped making sense long ago. And since Act I, we’ve been improvising our lines, making everything up as we go along. The playwright isn’t very happy. He’s somewhere backstage, arms akimbo, tapping his foot. Everyone just enters and exits on their own cues now. I find the spotlight too hot and I…Read more This is not Broadway

And then there was the theatre

In the last two year, for some reason or another, I started watching more theatrical productions and stagings. I got to see Battalia Royale staged by Sipat Lawin and saw three different stagings of Red by the Actors Actors' Necessary Theater. I got to see Piaf and Nine and They Are Playing Our Song and Noises…Read more And then there was the theatre