A Moment of Silence by Mohammad Yaghhobui is being presented by Nowadays Theatre at the Factory Theatre Mainspace as part of SummerWorks 2016. The play is a slightly surreal exploration of what it means to live and write in Iran since the revolution of 1979. Continue reading A Moment of Silence (Nowadays Theatre) 2016 SummerWorks Review
You know that strange girl you went to high-school with? The one who never talked and dressed in oversized men’s clothing? Did you ever wonder what her story was? Self-Exile, Nisha Coleman’s solo show at the Toronto Fringe Festival gives you a window into her world. Continue reading Self-Exile (Nisha Coleman) 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival
I love dance. So I was very excited to see Point of View Dance Project’s Wireless Connection at the Toronto Fringe Festival. I was not disappointed. Choreographers Kylie Thompson and Amy Adams have created a piece that comments on the need for connection in a digital world.
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Blind to Happiness by Tim C. Murphy was the third performance I have attended at the Toronto Fringe Festival. It was also the most traditional, realistic drama I have seen so far. There are no clowns or zombies. No magic.
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When I picked up my ticket for Alex Eddington’s Life List at the Toronto Fringe Festival from the tent outside of the Randolph Theatre, I wasn’t sure what to expect. All I knew was that it had something to do with birdwatching. From there I was directed to continue walking past Markham Street and look for the rest of the group. A few metres later, I met up with Alex and the other participants who had already gathered. Continue reading Life List (Acky-Made) 2016 Toronto Fringe Review