Fathers & sons on a journey of growth & forgiveness in the entertaining, deeply moving Métis Mutt

Native Earth Performing Arts continues its 2016-17 season of compelling Indigenous theatre with Sheldon Elter’s Métis Mutt, directed by Ron Jenkins, at Native Earth’s home in the Aki Studio. Métis Mutt began as an eight-minute piece at NextFest 2001, inspired by teacher Ken Brown and the vocal masque style of solo show. Since then, it’sContinue reading “Fathers & sons on a journey of growth & forgiveness in the entertaining, deeply moving Métis Mutt”

Toronto Fringe: Biting social & immigration satire in sharp, startling, physical Silk Bath

The Silk Bath Collective gives us a scathing, darkly funny and deeply moving send-up of western society and its biases toward Asian immigrants in Silk Bath. Co-written by director Aaron Jan, producer Gloria Mok and performer Bessie Cheng, the show is currently running in the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace during Toronto Fringe. Set as a bizarreContinue reading “Toronto Fringe: Biting social & immigration satire in sharp, startling, physical Silk Bath”