Hiroshi Shimizu’s “Japanese Samurai…” demands a connection with the audience

Hiroshi Shimizu’s Japanese Samurai Don Quixote Challenging Against English Giant Windmills!!! is an unusual show with an unusual premise: a Japanese actor decides to become a stand-up comic despite his abysmal command of the English language. Shimizu’s comedy itself may not be especially funny, but he himself is eminently watchable. A sort of cross between … Continue reading Hiroshi Shimizu’s “Japanese Samurai…” demands a connection with the audience

“The Public Servant” is Laugh Out Loud Funny

Arguably you could not find a better suited play to stage at the Irving Greenberg Centre which is a mere stone’s throw from Tunney's Pasture, home to a plethora of federal buildings including Stats Canada. The Public Servant, presented by the Great Canadian Theatre Company (co-developed with Common Boots Theatre) in association with the 2015 … Continue reading “The Public Servant” is Laugh Out Loud Funny