Dreaming of the City of Lights

Licking Knives

“as perfect and as powerful a theatrical performance as anyone is likely to see at Fringe”…”a stunning work
Licking Knives, Randy McDonald for Mooney on Theatre  and Mooney on Theatre Recommends

“achingly tragic and utterly compelling
Licking Knives, Kelly Bedard for My Entertainment World

“A touching little gem
Licking Knives, Justin Haigh for ArtsVox and Fringe Pick

“Melanie Hrymak gives a superb performance as the jester-like character of Gremio, with her hunched-over waddle and scratchy inflection.”
The Taming of the Shrew, Nives Hajdin for The Medium 

“The performances by the quintet of leading ladies are nothing short of astonishingBest of all, there’s Melanie Hrymak offering a poised portrait of Marguerite Fahmy who shot and killed her husband, Prince Ali Fahmy Bey”
Murderous Women, Mark Andrew Lawrence for The Mississauga News

Murderous Women

Murderous Women

remarkable performances – notably from Melanie Hrymak, who straddles the role of an idealistic artistic director and Trudeau himself”
Trudeautopia, Shoshana Wasser for Eyeweekly 

Melanie Hrymak was spectacular in the dual roles of June and Trudeau. Her portrayal of Trudeau’s speech to the press, the famed “Just Watch Me” speech, was very well handled and natural.”
Trudeautopia, Amber Landgraff for Mooney on Theatre