“Charming and fun” immersive play engrosses children, adults alike in Toronto
Let me be very honest. When I was making the trek from the Ossington strip to North York to watch Shakespeare in the Ruff‘s production My Co-Mates and Brothers in Exile, created and directed by Eva Barrie, I wasn’t too excited about hanging out in the park. I’m a little embarrassed to admit (but not embarrassed enough to deny it to the public) but the thought of “Ugh, walking the entire time? Really?” did cross my mind when waiting for the show to start. As much as I love watching a good show, I also love sitting in a comfortable chair with a beer in hand.
While walking to the first location, as instructed, my feet dragged. I was acting more like a child than the 7-year-olds surrounding me! But that all changed as I walked into the first scene of this site-specific performance. Continue reading Review: My Co-Mates and Brothers in Exile (Shakespeare in the Ruff)