The Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre Company’s “Dixon Road”

Canadian Stage is kicking off their Dream in High Park for 2022 with the World Premiere of Dixon Road, an uplifting musical about a Somali family’s journey to Canada in the 90’s during the start of the Somalia Civil War. With Book, Music, and Lyrics by Fatuma Adar, Dixon Road is a joyous celebration of…

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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,…

“Perf(ucked)” written and performed by Somerville Black

Perf(ucked), a new piece conceived and performed by Somerville Black, premiered at the University of Windsor. A true display of vulnerability, both physically and emotionally, Perf(ucked) explores the evening of a model/waitress as she discusses her life with the artists sketching her. I was astounded at the level of openness Black infused into this piece, as…