Interview with Andrea Scott on upcoming Don’t Talk to Me Like I’m Your Wife @ SummerWorks

Andrea Scott is an award-winning Toronto-based actor, playwright and producer at Call Me Scotty Productions. Her plays have appeared in the New Ideas Festival and SummerWorks (Eating Pomegranates Naked and Better Angels: A Parable – the latter is also featured on Expect Theatre’s PlayMe podcast), in a Mixed Company Theatre touring production (Frenemies) and, mostContinue reading “Interview with Andrea Scott on upcoming Don’t Talk to Me Like I’m Your Wife @ SummerWorks”

SummerWorks: A compelling morality tale of modern-day slavery in Better Angels: A Parable

I first had the pleasure of seeing Andrea Scott’s Better Angels: A Parable in an early production at the 2014 New Ideas Festival, so I was excited to see how the piece had evolved for the SummerWorks production, directed by Nigel Shawn Williams and currently running at the Theatre Passe Muraille (TPM) Backspace. Akosua MansaContinue reading “SummerWorks: A compelling morality tale of modern-day slavery in Better Angels: A Parable”

SummerWorks 25 is coming!

Hey kids! I’ve been away from the blog for a bit, busy with summertime family and social gatherings, and getting some R&R in before the next big wave of events. And can you believe it’s August already? Being August also means it’s time for SummerWorks, a juried, multidisciplinary performance festival which opens tomorrow (Thurs, AugContinue reading “SummerWorks 25 is coming!”

Lost youth, family secrets, modern-day parable & silence speaking volumes in New Ideas Week Two program

Back at Alumnae Theatre for the Week Two program of the New Ideas Festival last night – and this is a very strong program, featuring four excellent – and very different – plays. The Living Library, by Linda McCready and directed by Stacy Halloran is a delightfully funny two-hander about a young woman who comesContinue reading “Lost youth, family secrets, modern-day parable & silence speaking volumes in New Ideas Week Two program”