“Knives in Hens” is a Dynamic, Effective and Engaging Production of a Thought-Provoking Script
Coal Mine Theatre kicks off its 2019-2020 season with an absorbing, delightfully tense production of Knives in Hens, directed by Leora Morris.
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Storyweaving creates a unique and engaging piece of immersive theatre.
Hart House Theatre kicks off its 100th season with Encounters at the “Edge of the Woods”, a devised performance curated and directed by Jill Carter.
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Bonjour Hi, a LA SERRE – arts vivants production is playing as part of Summerworks 2019. The interactive show explores the ethics behind asking for audience participation in theatre.
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Performed partly in ASL, using both surtitles and spoken word, Deafy, written and performed by Chris Dodd and directed by Ashley Wright, is now on as part of SummerWorks 2019.
Dodd plays Nathan Jesper, a liaison with the National Deaf Association who travels the world giving educational talks on Deaf culture. At the top of the show he is late for a scheduled talk. As his presentation progresses, it derails from his usual content and we eventually learn why. Continue reading Deafy (Why Not Theatre) 2019 SummerWorks Review
burn, burned, produced by Rodley Diverlus and Syrus Marcus Ware, is now playing at SummerWorks. Part performance art and dance, the show features a band of revolutionaries regrouping after “decades of race wars” in a fictional future.
Diverlus notes that his choreography primarily strived to explore – but not definitively answer – areas of his own curiosity. As such, I tried not to find a clear story in the movement, but to pay attention to the feelings it evoked.
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