Laura Ramoso’s “Frances”

Laura Ramoso, a sketch comedian and popular TikToker, has brought the most hilarious, must-see, one-woman show to Toronto’s Alumnae Theatre. Frances is an absolute riot; full of laughs from start to finish and brimming with her wit and charm. Directed by Alastair Forbes with consultation from Ken Hall, Frances takes us on a journey with…

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Toronto Fringe Festival – July 11th

After a fun-filled weekend away it was time to get back to Fringe! I took in two shows tonight in the Factory Theatre’s Studio space, Lesbihonest and Iphigenia in Splott. While they couldn’t be more different in tone, both productions delve deep into what it means to be a woman and the harsh realities women…

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…

Drawing Board Production’s “Bedwetter” at the Windsor-Walkerville Fringe

Drawing Board Production's latest creation, Bedwetter, depicts the real life trials and victories of Tamlynn Bryson, the co-creator and story-teller. Directed and co-created by Kyle Kimmerly, Bryson reflects on her childhood from ages seven to fifteen and what it feels like to have "accidents" even when entering into young womanhood. What I loved the most about the…