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Hatch Show Print for J&H!

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Last week, the Jekyll and Hyde Tour touched down at the Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina. I’ve never been to Durham before, and it’s a great theatre with a great audience. We were given a warm reception there and the show was a hit. I was completely blown away, though, when, during our […]

Ralph’s Cars…

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This video inspires me every time I watch it. Actually this is just a teaser, because there are full length documentaries about Ralph’s car collection that can be readily viewed online, and I highly recommend you search them out. …But just to give you a taste of this magnificent and inspired stable of automobile art, […]

Washington Interview with Laird…

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This week “Jekyll and Hyde” touches down at the John F. Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C. …Thrilled to be playing the Opera House, once again, in one of the great theatres in the nation, in one of my favourite cities in the country. Truly an honour and a pleasure to be back at the Kennedy […]

Return to the Pantages…

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Last week, with Jekyll and Hyde in Toronto, Canada, I had the opportunity to play my old home of many years: the Pantages Theatre – now known as the “Ed Mirvish” Theatre. From 1989 to 1999 the Pantages was home to the most successful show in Canadian theatre history, LivEnt’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s […]

Possession…

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I have just finished – finally – reading A.S. Byatt’s “Possession”. A recommendation, from a number of years ago, of my friends Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Zingg (who I’ve recently mentioned in a post on their Opera Atelier production of “Der Freischutz”).  …If ever I have read a “contemporary” masterpiece, this is it. Byatt’s novel […]