Trevor Abes: Writer

Writing (About) Other People: Notional Ekphrasis and Parafiction in the Hospital Gift Shop

An essay about a book of poetry I’m working on recently went up in The Town Crier. Have a look here.

Review: Save Room for Superior Donuts

Here’s my review of Coal Mine Theatre’s Superior Donuts! On til Feb 26. Read it here on The Theatre Reader

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Poster by Kostis Petridis.

Review: Clique Claque at Toronto’s Next Stage Theatre Festival

Here’s my review for Pea Green Theatre Group’s Clique Claque. On til January 15th as part of Toronto’s Next Stage Theatre Festival.

Watch it here

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Three New Poems in Minetta Review

I have three new prose poems in the Minetta Review!

Read it here

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Theatre Review: Shelf Life Compels Audiences To Act As Communities

My favorite play of the year. Review here.

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LiterArti 2016 #PoetryInThePark

I’ll be reading new poems at LiterArti at Wychwood Park on September 24th!

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The Container is Interactive Theatre at its Activist Best

It’s that good. Here’s why.

The Container photo by Lauren Posloski

Photo by Lauren Posloski.

This is the August: A Caring and Uncompromising Look at the Viral Age

Still a couple shows left for This is the August at SummerWorks 2016. I’m still reminiscing about this play 10 days after the fact. Here’s my review.

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August 6th: The Love Poetry Festival

I’ll be reading poems August 6th on Toronto’s Centre Island with some poets I really admire.

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Instructions: An Odd Couple Parable That Challenges And Delights

My review of Instructions (To Any Future Socialist Government Wishing To Abolish Christmas) is up on The Theatre Reader.

Check it here.

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Markowiak’s Lemon Tells The Young Adult Blues

My review of Andrew Markowiak’s LEMON, produced by Filament Incubator. Read it in Sewer Lid Magazine.

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Theatre of the Oppressed: Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire and Sunday in Sodom

My review of Jordan Tannahill’s double bill in The Theatre Reader

Botticelli in the Fire “[tames] political and religious fundamentalism into conquerable myths.”

Sunday in Sodom “is an act of reclamation that lives up to the proportions of the book it comes from.”

Read it here.

Botticelli in the Fire photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.

 

 

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