Month: October 2017

REVIEW: Sitting with Amanda Parris’ Other Side of the Game

Toronto, Ontario Shelley Liebembuk reviews Cahoots Theatre and Obsidian Theatre’s world premiere of The Other Side of the Game, written by Amanda Parris and directed by Nigel Shawn Williams: Five actors enter the stage, each carrying a folding chair. In unison,… Read More

REVIEW: Fresh Takes on Fresh Meat, Part 2

Ottawa, Ontario Jonas McLean catches the second weekend of Ottawa’s Fresh Meat Fest, a self-described “playground” that gives local artists the space to explore new work in a micro-play format. Keeping in kind, here are Jonas’ micro-reviews of the first five… Read More

REVIEW: Fresh Takes on Fresh Meat, Part 1

Ottawa, Ontario Jonas McLean catches the first weekend of Ottawa’s Fresh Meat Fest, a self-described “playground” that gives local artists the space to explore new work in a micro-play format. Keeping in kind, here are Jonas’ micro-reviews of the first… Read More

REVIEW: The Watah Theatre’s Lukumi is a call to action and a celebration of Black resistance and resiliance

Toronto, Ontario Signy Lynch attends the world premiere of d’bi.young anitafrika and The Watah Theatre’s afro-futurust dub-opera Lukumi, playing now in the Tarragon ExtraSpace: This review is an experiment. It’s a response to a pattern of theatre criticism… Read More

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