Tag Archives: Melanie McNeill

Profoundly Creative Requiem for a Gumshoe

The body count is higher than any superhero movie. But there’s no CGI, no fancy effects. Your imagination is engaged as never before. It may scare you, seeing so much death and contemplating the end of the world in Eldritch … Continue reading

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Weirdness Told

The sign on the door of Red Sandcastle Theatre facing out onto Queen St portends mystery. Or in other words, I don’t know what it means Metamorphosis and At the Mountains of Madness. Kafka and Lovecraft. A huge rabbit safely … Continue reading

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Space Opera Zero

When I write about the shows I see I’m sometimes overwhelmed by envy, wishing it were me who’s up there singing or playing. We’re never more alive than when we’re dying onstage. And so I’ll often toss off these spontaneous … Continue reading

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