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…

Tarragon Theatre’s “Yaga”

Kat Sandler has another poignant, hilarious hit on her hands with her latest work Yaga. Making its world premiere at the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, Yaga is a stellar start to Tarragon's 2019/2020 Season. Sandler expertly plays with the legend of Baba Yaga and weaves it into a riveting whodunit infused with such sexuality, power, and intrigue…

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…

“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…