I laughed. I cried. There were sex jokes galore, and tales of blowjobs gone horribly, horribly wrong. Mostly I watched one woman’s heartfelt story of finding love, and herself – with the help of a children’s book and potent hallucinogens – in Dance Naked Productions’ performance of Lust & Marriage, part of Toronto Fringe Festival’s 2015 lineup. Continue reading Lust & Marriage (Dance Naked Productions) 2015 Toronto Fringe Review
Waiting in the Storefront Theatre lobby for Ten Foot Pole’s production of First Day Back to begin, the venue hostess came out and announced: “Students, Mr. McKenzie’s class is now open”.
“Does she mean us?” a few of us wondered aloud, amused and puzzled. I was pretty sure we were there to see a one-man show centred around a bullied high school junior’s tragic suicide and the after-effects on his teachers and classmates, not be transported back into a high school classroom. Turns out, we were about to experience both. Continue reading Review: First Day Back (Ten Foot Pole Theatre)