Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Last Confession in Review

Last night I attended a performance of Roger Crane’s The Last Confession starring David Suchet as Cardinal Benelli.  The performance also starred Sam Perks (Father Lorenzi), Phillip Craig (the Confessor), David Ferry (Monsignor Magee), Richard O’Callaghan (Cardinal Albino Luciani/Pope John … Continue reading

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2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round One

The 2013-2014 NHL regular season has come to an end.  16 of the 30 teams have qualified for the playoffs. The following match-ups are now set:

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Hercules at the Canadian Opera

Director Peter Sellars, whose Tristan und Isolde for the COC last season was a huge success, has returned to Toronto for a production of Handel’s Hercules.  The production stars Eric Owens as Hercules, Alice Coote as Dejanira (Hercules’ wife), Richard … Continue reading

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Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

It has been announced that legendary actor Mickey Rooney has passed away at the age of 93.   The cause of death was not immediately mentioned, but it has been reported by the BBC that he was ill for some time … Continue reading

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