November 20th, 2012 06:25 pm    Comments Off on THIRD POST – NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – SYRPER’S MIGUEL DE CERVANTES "DON QUIXOTE" AWARD FOR TILTING AT WINDMILLS

THIRD POST – NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – SYRPER’S MIGUEL DE CERVANTES "DON QUIXOTE" AWARD FOR TILTING AT WINDMILLS

THIRD POST – NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – SYRIAN PERSPECTIVE’S MUCH ANTICIPATED MIGUEL DE CERVANTES “DON QUIXOTE” MEDAL FOR TILTING AT WINDMILLS IS ANNOUNCED TODAY. The SyrPer Board of Trustees has finally come to a determination that the Miguel De Cervantes “Don Quixote” Medal shall be awarded this year to a deserving personality.  The Committee which…

May 1st, 2012 07:59 pm    Comments Off on

MAY 1, 2012 – THE ABREACT THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF “ENDGAME” WAS A TOUR DE FORCE.  SyrPer gives a raving “thumbs-up” to the troupe responsible for this very entertaining and provocative absurdist drama by Samuel Beckett.                                                             PART ONE OF REVIEWWe have been waiting very anxiously, since last April really, for the logical follow-up to the Abreact’s flawless…

October 10th, 2011 07:52 pm    Comments Off on BILLY ELLIOT, TOUR DE FORCE;

BILLY ELLIOT, TOUR DE FORCE;

THIRD POST – October 10, 2011 – MERCURY NEWS SERVICE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXTRAVAGANZA – Zooey Phooey Schlechtkase, Special Critic to MNS, in New York. Those of you living in the dreadful Midwest can only dream of a civilised existence in a cultural centre as rich as New York City.  Billy Elliot is one gem…

October 10th, 2011 03:25 pm    Comments Off on BACK FROM THE BIG APPLE; BILLY ELLIOT IS A TOUR DE FORCE; MORE DRIVEL FROM THE BBC;

BACK FROM THE BIG APPLE; BILLY ELLIOT IS A TOUR DE FORCE; MORE DRIVEL FROM THE BBC;

10-10-11 – Another melancholic Monday.  I have just returned from another trip to NYC which was made all the more memorable because I took in a Saturday night performance of Billy Elliot at the Imperial Theatre in Broadway.  The weather, as you all remember,  was peculairly cooperative this October weekend with temperatures rising to 80…