All posts by Allison Gerson

Life List (Acky-Made) 2016 Toronto Fringe Review

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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

Absolute Magic (Keith Brown) 2016 Toronto Fringe Review

Photo of Keith Brown with audience memberI was a little nervous before attending my first ever Toronto Fringe Festival performance. But I should not have worried. Even though I went to the show alone, Keith Brown’s engaging Lil Theatre Co production, Absolute Magic, at the 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival felt like being at great party with good friends. I found myself laughing and smiling the whole time. Continue reading Absolute Magic (Keith Brown) 2016 Toronto Fringe Review

Review: A Rose Upon the Blood (Flush Ink Productions)

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Rose Upon The Blood is an Enthralling, Affecting Play

The 1916 Easter Rising was a violent episode in Ireland’s history which saw the deaths of almost 500 people, half of them civilians. Through a mixture of live music and powerful acting, Flush Ink Productions A Rose Upon the Blood by Paddy Gillard-Bentley evokes the passion, struggle, and loss of that time. Continue reading Review: A Rose Upon the Blood (Flush Ink Productions)