Toronto Fringe: A new mom’s fears come to life in the hilariously candid, deeply poignant Night Feed

Corinne Murray, with puppet fur bunny and puppet baby. Puppet construction by Shawna Reiter & Jonathan Davis. Photo by Dahlia Katz.   Canvas Sky Theatre gets us up in the middle of the night with Sarah Joy Bennett’s hilariously candid, deeply poignant Night Feed; running in the Tarragon Theatre Extraspace. Directed by Bennett and associateContinue reading “Toronto Fringe: A new mom’s fears come to life in the hilariously candid, deeply poignant Night Feed”

Hilariously sexy good times – The Underpants

Men are silly. Then again, so are women. And we all become equally silly when we let our desires run away with us. And it’s especially fun when otherwise straight-laced, upstanding citizens toss their hang-ups aside as they get carried away. The Underpants, Steve Martin’s adaptation of Carl Sternheim’s Die Hose – directed for AlumnaeContinue reading “Hilariously sexy good times – The Underpants”

Life As A Pomegranate – interview with playwright/actor Dawna J. Wightman

As promised, here’s my interview with Life As A Pomegranate playwright/actor Dawna J. Wightman I sent Dawna some questions via email – here’s what she had to say: Q: You’ve gone with a more linear, chronological narrative this time around, with no flashbacks into Rozyee’s past. How did you come to find/decide on this revisedContinue reading “Life As A Pomegranate – interview with playwright/actor Dawna J. Wightman”

Life As A Pomegranate redux – same adorable misfit heroine, much bigger stakes

My pal Ty and I were among the handful of lucky folks on the waiting list who got in to see Dawna J. Wightman’s one night only performance of her one-woman show Life As A Pomegranate at the Flying Beaver Pubaret last night. A redux version of its spring premiere at Lazy Daisy’s Café –Continue reading “Life As A Pomegranate redux – same adorable misfit heroine, much bigger stakes”