I was a last minute volunteer to review a play which was called Midway Through the Journey of Our Life. Clumsy title I thought, but […More…]
What to do for the first-ever NXNE Art…
The Newborn Theatre is a new company in Toronto with a pretty refreshing mandate: open up the theatre experience to young people. Newborn wants to […More…]
As mainstream discussions in print, blogs and on TV panels increasingly feature a class of people unfit to talk and write, I felt not just […More…]
When I was younger I stayed up all night finishing my grade 5 American history assignment. It took my hours of cutting, pasting, typing and glitter glue but I had finally finished it 2 hours past my bedtime. My dog at the time, “Scrapples” was a chewer, and true to its nature, she chewed right through my scene of the pilgrims landing on Plymouth Rock.
There is certain poignant relevance to our contemporary world to found in the themes of Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story. Albee’s classic centres on the […More…]
There often seems to be very little room for the beautiful in postmodern theatre. Productions which are preoccupied with challenging convention and provoking a reactive […More…]