Springworks Festival’s “Tapashta”

The Spring Works Festival, located in Stratford, Ontario, is currently offering a short works project entitled Tapashta. The Michif word for “renew,” all of the works in this eleven episode series are focused on this concept, a perfect way to celebrate the world reopening as well as this beautiful spring season! Tapashta is entirely online,…

Stratford Pirate Transmission’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

One of the hardest parts about this global pandemic, for me at least, is the lack of live performance. Performances are being postponed or cancelled, festivals have had to lay off their employees, some have had to cancel their whole season altogether! It’s a very trying time for everyone, and while the value of the…

University Players’ Production of “God of Carnage”

The University Players' latest offering, Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage, is an intense, emotional roller coaster. Brimming with intelligent dialogue which is punctuated with the most delightfully awkward silences imaginable, God of Carnage examines violence not only within our society, but on a global level. God of Carnage is powerfully performed by four actors: Conor Murphy and…