Tag: Shelley Liebembuk

REVIEW: Tracing with Body and Music in Jeff Ho’s trace

Toronto, Ontario Shelley Liebembuk reviews Jeff Ho’s trace, a Factory Theatre production in association with b current performing arts: In his debut as playwright, Jeff Ho presents a solo piece that explores his family history through three generations… Read More

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

Shelley Liebembuk reviews Concord Floral, on now at Canadian Stage until October 16th

#CanStageTeenSpirit Concord Floral opened the 2016-2017 Canadian Stage season, yes, the same season whose programming announcement in January 2016 garnered it the hashtag #CanStageSoWhite. Concord Floral does not redress the absence of people of colour in the key… Read More

Volume 12: Who Made It Happen?

“I continue to believe in the importance of this journal… projects like alt.theatre persist as indispensable sites for centering—and celebrating—people, communities, experiences, and stories that have been for so long relegated to the margins.” – Editor-in-Chief, Nikki Shaffeeullah… Read More

Issue 12.1: Starving Artists, Global Empathy, Radical performance Pedgagogy, and More…

What’s in this issue? Matt Jones examines how three recent Canadian-produced plays about the War on Terror attempt to reproduce the lived experience of the “other”. Simon Bloom on Canada’s first-ever online community-based theatre encyclopedia. Ursula Neuerburg-Denzer reviews… Read More

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