Magic, heart, comedy & truth in and out of love (again) in 52 Pick-up remount

Tell me a story. Real or made-up? Both. Happy or sad? Both. These are the opening lines of TJ Dawe and Rita Bozi’s 52 Pick-up – produced by the Howland Company, and directed by Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster and Paolo Santalucia – setting the stage for a random, non-linear piece of two-handed storytelling about the beginning,Continue reading “Magic, heart, comedy & truth in and out of love (again) in 52 Pick-up remount”

Raw, real, funny & socially astute – Soup Can Theatre/safeword/Aim for the Tangent Theatre Co-pro Circle Jerk

Was back out to the Spadina/Queen West neighourhood last night to see the Soup Can Theatre, safeword and Aim for the Tangent Theatre co-production Circle Jerk at lemonTree studio (196 Spadina Ave., just north of Queen St. West). Featuring four short, new plays, the production provided some interesting instructions to playwrights: they were to useContinue reading “Raw, real, funny & socially astute – Soup Can Theatre/safeword/Aim for the Tangent Theatre Co-pro Circle Jerk”