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Eternal Hydra

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 

Photo: David Cooper "Laara Sadiq’s Ezra is an icon of tightly wound intellect and ambition" -The Georgia Straight – Colin Thomas "…a provocative play with all 11 roles superbly performed by Murphy, Sadiq, Wheeler and Richards" -The Vancouver Courier – Jo Ledingham "Touchstone Theatre’s West Coast premiere of Anton Piatigorsky’s Eternal Hydra is a magnificent dangerous beast" -Plank Magazine – Danielle Benzon

Photo: David Cooper

"Laara Sadiq’s Ezra is an icon of tightly wound intellect and ambition"

-The Georgia Straight – Colin Thomas

"…a provocative play with all 11 roles superbly performed by Murphy, Sadiq, Wheeler and Richards"

-The Vancouver Courier – Jo Ledingham

"Touchstone Theatre’s West Coast premiere of Anton Piatigorsky’s Eternal Hydra is a magnificent dangerous beast"

-Plank Magazine – Danielle Benzon


The Penelopiad

Thursday, 30 December 2010 

Photo: David Cooper "Sadiq, beautiful as ever, makes a gorgeously nasty Helen" -Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier "One of the strongest ensemble casts to ever grace a Vancouver stage.  Colleen Wheeler and Laara Sadiq are particular standouts thanks to showy dual roles as Odysseus and Helen of Troy" -Andrea Warner, WestEnder "Laara Sadiq is a playfully seductive Helen of Troy" -Mark Robins, GayVancouver.com "Porteous is working with several of the city’s greatest actors, a band of women that can do justice to Atwood’s ambitious tale" -Michael Harris, The Globe and Mail

Photo: David Cooper

"Sadiq, beautiful as ever, makes a gorgeously nasty Helen"

-Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier

"One of the strongest ensemble casts to ever grace a Vancouver stage.  Colleen Wheeler and Laara Sadiq are particular standouts thanks to showy dual roles as Odysseus and Helen of Troy"

-Andrea Warner, WestEnder

"Laara Sadiq is a playfully seductive Helen of Troy"

-Mark Robins, GayVancouver.com

"Porteous is working with several of the city’s greatest actors, a band of women that can do justice to Atwood’s ambitious tale"

-Michael Harris, The Globe and Mail


St. Carmen of The Main

Tuesday, 28 December 2010 

Photo: Bruce Zinger "In Carmen actress Laara Sadiq, director Peter Hinton has a powerhouse whose fervour is palpable" -Eye Weekly "A salty new translation by Linda Gaboriau and a cast full of first rate actors" -The Globe and Mail

Photo: Bruce Zinger

"In Carmen actress Laara Sadiq, director Peter Hinton has a powerhouse whose fervour is palpable"

-Eye Weekly

"A salty new translation by Linda Gaboriau and a cast full of first rate actors"

-The Globe and Mail


No Exit

Monday, 07 June 2010 

Photo: Barbara Zimonick "Laara Sadiq plays cleverly with film noir as Inez, the old-fashioned predatory lesbian"  -San Francisco Chronicle "Superb:Laara Sadiq takes the role of the stereotypical man hating lesbian and makes is witty and coolly sophisticated"         -Colin Thomas Georgia Straight "Laara Sadiq cuts to the bone as the lesbian secretary Inez, her raspy snarl a mordant counterpoint to:bottle blond Estelle" -Eleni Deacon Eye Weekly "The women are fiercely specific, Laara Sadiqs bruised incisiveness as Inez balancing the elegant meltdown of Estelle" -Robert Cushman National Post "Flawless" -Rob Clark Calgary Herald

Photo: Barbara Zimonick

"Laara Sadiq plays cleverly with film noir as Inez, the old-fashioned predatory lesbian" 

-San Francisco Chronicle

"Superb:Laara Sadiq takes the role of the stereotypical man hating lesbian and makes is witty and coolly sophisticated"        

-Colin Thomas Georgia Straight

"Laara Sadiq cuts to the bone as the lesbian secretary Inez, her raspy snarl a mordant counterpoint to:bottle blond Estelle"

-Eleni Deacon Eye Weekly

"The women are fiercely specific, Laara Sadiqs bruised incisiveness as Inez balancing the elegant meltdown of Estelle"

-Robert Cushman National Post

"Flawless"

-Rob Clark Calgary Herald


Excited

Sunday, 06 June 2010 

Photo: Cate Cameron www.excitedmovie.com "Sadiq provides the perfect level of sultry angst" -Jessie Wente TIFF "Stars Cam Cronin and Laara Sadiq bring humour and sincerity to their respective roles, ensuring the smaller points in this dissection of human bonding are never lost to boldfaced dilemma -Katherine Monk, Vancouver Sun "Cronin & Sadiq deliver mature performances" -NOW Magazine "Laara Sadiq: beautiful, funny and smart" -EmpireMovies.com

Photo: Cate Cameron

www.excitedmovie.com

"Sadiq provides the perfect level of sultry angst"

-Jessie Wente TIFF

"Stars Cam Cronin and Laara Sadiq bring humour and sincerity to their respective roles, ensuring the smaller points in this dissection of human bonding are never lost to boldfaced dilemma

-Katherine Monk, Vancouver Sun

"Cronin & Sadiq deliver mature performances"

-NOW Magazine

"Laara Sadiq: beautiful, funny and smart"

-EmpireMovies.com


Palace of the End

Saturday, 05 June 2010 

Photo: Milan Radovanovic "Laara Sadiq is luminous and admirably restrained" -Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight "Sadiq closes the the 90 minute, no intermission show with an absolutely stunning performance; we hang on each word as if it is a lifeline. Nehrjas Al-Saffarh was handsome, wise and brave, and Sadiqs performance is all of these" -Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier "Sadiq is simply astonishing as a strong willed Sunni woman tortured by the Baathist henchmen:as this actress steps into the skin of a proud wife, mother and Communist, her exquisite performance is made all the more forceful" -Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun

Photo: Milan Radovanovic

"Laara Sadiq is luminous and admirably restrained"

-Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight

"Sadiq closes the the 90 minute, no intermission show with an absolutely stunning performance; we hang on each word as if it is a lifeline. Nehrjas Al-Saffarh was handsome, wise and brave, and Sadiqs performance is all of these"

-Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier

"Sadiq is simply astonishing as a strong willed Sunni woman tortured by the Baathist henchmen:as this actress steps into the skin of a proud wife, mother and Communist, her exquisite performance is made all the more forceful"

-Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun


Age of Arousal

Thursday, 03 June 2010 

  Photo: Emily Cooper "Laara Sadiq combines intelligence with passion in a razor sharp performance as Rhoda" -Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight

 

Photo: Emily Cooper

"Laara Sadiq combines intelligence with passion in a razor sharp performance as Rhoda"

-Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight


Hecuba

Wednesday, 02 June 2010 

Photo: Tim Matheson "Laara Sadiq is the chorus leader who relates simply and movingly the sacking of Troy" -Jo Ledingham Vancouver Courier "Laara Sadiq, who plays the chorus leader, makes the most effective choices, speaking with conversational simplicity and persuasive gravity" -Colin Thomas The Georgia Straight

Photo: Tim Matheson

"Laara Sadiq is the chorus leader who relates simply and movingly the sacking of Troy"

-Jo Ledingham Vancouver Courier

"Laara Sadiq, who plays the chorus leader, makes the most effective choices, speaking with conversational simplicity and persuasive gravity"

-Colin Thomas The Georgia Straight


Adrift on the Nile

Wednesday, 02 June 2010 

Photo: Tim Matheson "Playing a rebellious rich woman named Saniya, Laara Sadiq is lethally sexy" -Colin Thomas The Georgia Straight

Photo: Tim Matheson

"Playing a rebellious rich woman named Saniya, Laara Sadiq is lethally sexy"

-Colin Thomas The Georgia Straight


Pink Sugar

Tuesday, 01 June 2010

Photo: Tim Matheson "Sylvie, played by Laara Sadiq with a snarly sort of Jennifer Saunders tone to her voice, is vile little thing" -Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun

Photo: Tim Matheson

"Sylvie, played by Laara Sadiq with a snarly sort of Jennifer Saunders tone to her voice, is vile little thing"

-Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun