…sharp, lively and engaging, and not to be missed.
Theatre Critic / Edmonton Journal
…Proud will win you over
Theatre Critic / Edmonton Sun
A rare example of a crackling Canadian political satire that’s funny, and has a real taste for debate isn’t something that any of us should pass up.
Whether you are a conservative (or not) the ideas that Proud gleefully throws around are consistently interesting and often quite funny.
…Proud undoubtedly stands apart from the rest of contemporary Canadian theatre for its unblinking confrontation of Canada’s current political climate.
Arts Critic / Vue Weekly Magazine
I wished it wasn’t quite so credible, but at the same time I was enthralled by the ways it was.
Blogger / ephemeralpleasures.com
Canadians should be having more of these conversations, both on and off stage – especially as a lot of the play’s most sinister machinations feel like fact and not fictionalization.
…you don’t have to be a political junkie to have a ripping good time.
The cast is excellent.
[Brian Dooley is] excellent…
…Thingelstad is superb…
We don’t often get the chance to see [Thingelstad] be really funny: that’s exactly what she was as a rookie MP in Proud…
David Horak was a perfect Chief of Staff…
[Richard Lee Hsi is] first-rate…
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