“In on It” Has Little to Recommend

Whenever a pre-established script is produced at Fringe, there is usually an expectation that the director is doing something new with it or some other innovative twist has been thrown into the mix. Daniel MacIvor’s In on It, however, originally produced in Edinburgh in 2000, has little to recommend in this respect. Like most of … Continue reading “In on It” Has Little to Recommend

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“Who Killed Spalding Gray?” Leaves Much to be Desired

One of the first performances I was ever really struck by while doing my undergrad was during my fourth year in a class called Theory of the Theatrical Event taught by Dr. Daniel Mroz. In this class we watched a number of archived performance videos, but Spalding Gray’s Swimming to Cambodia is one that I’ll never forget. … Continue reading “Who Killed Spalding Gray?” Leaves Much to be Desired

“The Best Brothers” Explores Grief through Humour

“It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. ”- Colette … Continue reading “The Best Brothers” Explores Grief through Humour