Meghan Pearson is extremely happy to have the opportunity to write for BroadwayWorld and combine her two passions of theatre and writing. She is currently studying at Concordia University majoring in Journalism while minoring in Theatre. She recently moved to Montreal for school and has highly enjoyed the city and the colourful theatre scene the city has to offer. She has participated in regional productions such as The Importance of Being Earnest and Bye Bye Birdie, and has also received voice training. She is an avid fan of social media and has her own Broadway news account to ensure that people are are up to date on their theatre news! Follow her on Twitter: @evgbroadway
BWW Reviews: TNC's Based on a True Story is Exactly How it Sounds
March 14, 2013
Created and written by the 5-person cast, crew, and director, Based on a True Story is exactly what it sounds like. Presented by McGill's Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre, the show critically examines the lives and choices of the people the rest of world forgot to care about.
BWW Reviews: Player's Theatre Does MACBETH set in WWI
February 19, 2013
It is hard to identify with a man as deluded as Shakespeare's famous character Macbeth is. Yet through his display of weakness the question that comes to mind can only be: what is our inner nature truly capable of? When you find your values already lost in the moral cesspool, how far will one go to gain power?
BWW Reviews: McGill's WEST SIDE STORY is Definitely 'Cool'
January 25, 2013
When West Side Story opened in 1957 it was nothing the world had ever seen before. This was partly because of the heavy themes it deals with, namely racial prejudice and gang violence, but mainly because it gracefully blends dance into the telling of the story.
BWW Reviews: THE EXONERATED - An Extremely Moving Piece on the Innocent of Death Row; Plays Montreal's Espace 4001
November 26, 2012
The Exonerated tells the true stories of six innocent men and women who were sentenced to death. As the separate testimonies unfold a picture is painted of the American criminal justice system and all that is wrong with it.
Review: Centaur Theatre's GOOD PEOPLE is a Love Letter to South Boston
November 14, 2012
GOOD PEOPLE has been described as a love letter written by the playwright to his hometown of South Boston or "Southie", and a love letter it most certainly is. The production plays Montreal's Centaur Theatre November 6 thru December 9, 2012.