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My review of Homewrecker is up on Mooney on Theatre

My review of Homewrecker—presented by Coyote Collective, Leroy Street Theatre, and Scapegoat Collective—is up on Mooney on Theatre. Read it here.

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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.

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.

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.

 

 

Little Black Afro’s Spoken Word Theatre

Toronto’s Little Black Afro Theatre Company returns with a revised version of Carbon, originally performed at the 2014 Hamilton Fringe Festival.

Read my review in Sewer Lid.

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Photo by Cesar Ghisilieri.

 

A Really Cool Workshop for Really Cool People

Happy to share that I’ll be facilitating a performance workshop this June in a month-long series alongside Jay MillAr, Liz Worth, Tabatha Stuhlmueller and the Toronto Arts Council. It’s $40 all-included. Grab a spot here.

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When TV Watches Back: Coyote Collective’s Like a Generation

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The terrifying thing about watching a lot of TV is that most of the damage it causes is both delivered and received with a smile. Understanding this smile is the central concern in Like a Generation, the latest play from Toronto’s Coyote Collective.

Read my review in Sewer Lid Magazine.

Spoken Word Takes a Turn for the Outrageous

Outrageous is a new reading series in Toronto that’s turning heads and making friends by breaking all the rules. Read my article about it in Torontoist.

If you’re in the city, come by for Outrageous X on September 29 at 8 p.m.

From Outrageous VIII: Alex Hood on bass and Callum MacKenzie on sax as the Rainbow Jackson Free Jazz Experience. Photo by Maite Jacobson.

From Outrageous VIII: Alex Hood on bass and Callum MacKenzie on sax as the Rainbow Jackson Free Jazz Experience. Photo by Maite Jacobson.

 

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