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Review: The Referendum (Luminato Festival)

Antonio Skármeta’s The Referendum tells the story of Chile’s democracy at Toronto’s Luminato Festival

When I left the bright Queen’s Quay and Harbourfront area, bustling with families and street performers, I feared I was leaving the summer joy behind when I entered the Fleck Dance Theater for Antonio Skármeta’s The Referendum, one of Luminato’s 7 Monologues series.

Thankfully the story he told about Chile and the political moment that changed that nation’s history in 1988 left me with a pensive, yet powerful optimism. Continue reading Review: The Referendum (Luminato Festival)