Soundstream’s “Percussion Theatre”

Soundstream is celebrating its 40th Anniversary season this year, and as part of their New Voices program they presented Percussion Theatre on June 25th at the Guloien Theatre at Streetcar Crowsnest. Curated by Noam Bierstone, Percussion Theatre presented four unique pieces of Instrumental Theatre, each one more fascinating and complex than the next. Percussion Theatre…

Cahoots Theatre’s “Three Ordinary Men”

Cahoots Theatre is back with live performances! Now under the Artistic Direction of Tanisha Taitt, their first offering is Three Ordinary Men by Steven Elliott Jackson. Based on the real-life Mississippi Burning case of 1964, Three Ordinary Men is a haunting, passionate theatrical journey. Winner of Best Play at the Hamilton Fringe in 2020, this…

Factory Theatre’s “Wildfire”

Closing out Factory Theatre’s 2021-22 Season is the dark and hysterical Wildfire. Written by David Paquet and translated by Leanna Brodie, Wildfire is wickedly smart and had the audience in stitches. Directed by Soheil Parsa, you simply cannot miss seeing this production. The performances in Wildfire are a veritable masterclass; each performance is powerful, nuanced,…

Eldritch Theatre’s “Two Weird Tales”

Eldritch Theatre has a spooky new work Two Weird Tales which opened Wednesday night at the Red Sandcastle theatre. Adapted and performed by Eric Woolfe, Two Weird Tales uses several story-telling methods to recount the tales of Kafka’s “Metamorphosis” and Lovecraft’s “At the Mountains of Madness.” If you’re a horror fan, this is definitely the…

Tarragon Theatre’s “Three Women of Swatow”

Tarragon Theatre is currently presenting the World Premiere of Three Women of Swatow, a riveting piece written by Chloé Hung. Directed by Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, Three Women of Swatow examines the generational wounds experienced by a Grandmother, Mother, and Daughter. This compelling story will have you gasp, laugh, and cry all at once. The set…

Canadian Stage’s “Is God Is”

Making its Canadian debut at Canadian Stage’s Berkeley Street Theatre, Aleshea Harris’ Is God Is is an absolute phenomenon. Presented in partnership with Obsidian Theatre Company and Necessary Angel Theatre Company, this collaboration was well worth the wait! A haunting, mesmerizing, brilliant roller coaster of a play, Is God Is totally blew me away. Director…

Factory Theatre’s “Among Men”

Factory Theatre’s latest triumph, and first in-person performance of the season, is the World Premiere of Among Men. Written by David Yee and directed by Factory’s Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino, Among Men delights audiences with the story of the fascinating friendship of A.W. Purdy and Milton Acorn, two beloved Canadian poets, as they work…