Looking forward to seeing this group of shows tonight. And I loved Red Feather Boa when I saw it at NIF 2004!

The Alumnae Theatre Company's Blog

Last night I caught the second performances of this year’s Week Three lineup.   The evening kicked off with the funny and touching Dead French Philosophers and What We Mean When We Talk About Love by James Papoutsis, directed by Yevgeniya Falkovich.  The audience became students being addressed by professor David Black (Derek Perks), who continually diverges from his lectures on French philosopher Roland Barthes to tell the class about his own problems with love, which began when his wife left him.  “Love is a linguistic impossibility”, Black tells the class, and “You’re much better being ignorant about the true nature of love, because it’s depressing.”  Wow – bitter much, Professor Black?  David’s romantic troubles are played out by his doppelganger (Phil Rickaby) and unrequited love interest (Nicole Wilson) – a woman who is absolutely perfect for him, except she’s married to someone…

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Arts/culture social bloggerfly & Elwood P. Dowd disciple. Likes playing with words. A lot. Toronto

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