Posts by Delia MacPherson

Neptune’s “2 Pianos, 4 Hands” confusingly entertaining

Two gleaming grand pianos facing one another are surrounded by nearly all black.  A large empty photo frame hangs above each piano.  It’s simplicity to the point of excess.  As the house lights dim, two men dressed in tuxedos with shiny, patent leather shoes walk confidently across the stage.  It takes them a moment to…

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Neptune’s 2 Pianos, 4 Hands confusingly entertaining

Two gleaming grand pianos facing one another are surrounded by nearly all black.  A large empty photo frame hangs above each piano.  It’s simplicity to the point of excess.  As the house lights dim, two men dressed in tuxedos with shiny, patent leather shoes walk confidently across the stage.  It takes them a moment to…

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Neptune season opener disappoints

Frankenstein. Photo courtesy Neptune Theatre.

Frankenstein an inaccurate adaptation of a classic   Another year of Halifax’s only professional theatre is off to a crawl with Frankenstein, the opening show of their 2011/2012 season. Before I rip in to the show, there are a few things that we should get out of the way. First, Frankenstein is NOT the monster. Victor…

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