Reviews of Selected Work

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SELECTED REVIEWS OF STORYTELLER GINETTE MOHR

 

‘NIGHT FEED’ - CANVAS SKY THEATRE

“...deeply honest storytelling and the performers keep it profoundly compelling…”

NNNNN – NOW Magazine

Winner: Best of Fringe, Toronto 2019

“...hilariously funny, …an ingeniously creative look at a night alone with a new baby.” 

– Mooney on Theatre

 

‘FISH FACE’ - THE QUICKENING THEATRE

“Writer/performer Ginette Mohr completely enchants us in this imaginative, dark fairy tale about a woman’s adventures in a vivid underwater universe.”

NNNNN – NOW Magazine

Winner: “Cultchivating the Fringe Award” - Vancouver Fringe Festival.

NOW Magazine Toronto Fringe Critic’s Pick for Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance and Outstanding Design.

 

‘THE TRUTH ABOUT COMETS’ - THE QUICKENING THEATRE

“...magical production… three generations of female relatives in a work that’s emotionally rich and theatrically inventive.”

NNNN – NOW Magazine

“Fast-paced, funny and deeply moving…”

★★★★ ½ – Theatromania

Winner: “Best of Fringe” at the Toronto Fringe Festival

NOW Magazine Toronto Fringe Critic’s Pick for Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Direction

 

SELECTED REVIEWS OF STORYTELLER STEPHEN LAFRENIE

‘THRU A GLASS DARKLY’ - GRAPHIC MIME THEATRE

“At last, Toronto’s Graphic Mime Theatre has produced solid evidence of mime’s power to soar…Individual scenes often seem like a kind of theatrical poetry…”  
– Toronto Star, 1987

 

'FOOL’S GOLD' - METAPHYSICAL THEATRE

 “Pantalone (Stephen La Frenie- displaying the mastery of physical comedy that his years as a mime have left him) … This is a company completely in control of its material… Great moves. Great masks.  I could find nothing wrong with this show…”

★★★★★ – Edmonton Sun, 2001 

  

'THE LAST MAN ON EARTH' - KEYSTONE THEATRE

“…a slick, precise and funny hour that leaves you wonderfully entertained and with the feeling you have been in the presence of high art… LaFrenie is a one-man ballet company using his natural grace and supple body to express a myriad of emotions — without saying a word.

★★★★ ½ – Edmonton Sun, 2012

 

'MASK MESSENGER' - FAUSTWORK MASK THEATRE

“...I was thrilled with Stephen's performance.  The show was magical, powerful, and captivating…undoubtedly the best secondary level presentation that I have seen.”

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, 2003