Windsor Feminist Theatre’s “Watching Glory Die”

"Let us no longer be bystanders:" the last line of Judith Thompson's director's note for her latest production of Watching Glory Die is haunting. Her thought-provoking play implores the same message through the voices of three women, all being devoured by a system designed to swallow them whole. Based on the true story of the death of Ashley Smith at…

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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…