Category: Misc

On Doctors and Fences

On Doctors and Fences

“Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies,” quoth Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey. (Naturally, it wouldn’t be a proper Jane Austen novel without gossip, rumors and love intervening in things.) It...

Repertory at the Met

Repertory at the Met

There are 29 operas in repertory for the Metropolitan Opera’s 2010-2011 season. This is a stupendous amount for most companies and most cities, and makes you wonder what things would be like if the...

My Doppleganger

My Doppleganger

I’ve never met another Basil, much less someone who shares my last name. There is, in fact, another Basil Considine out there – Dr. Basil Considine, Jr., MD, to be precise. I’m a musician;...

Think RSOC is odd? Try Paprika!

Think RSOC is odd? Try Paprika!

Toronto’s Paprika Festival is a free theatre festival specializing in young artist development. Located at Tarragon Theatre, it’s been gracing the Toronto theatre scene since 2002. Read more (under the tagline “Less Spice and...