But Wait, There’s More! 2 New Shows to Catch at undercurrents this Week

The first week of undercurrents this year has been dominated by solo performances, but as Brotherhood and Vovk move on to new adventures they make room for two more ensemble shows that explore different types of deprivation – one in which the audience cannot see, and one in which the performers do not speak. Tomorrow’s … Continue reading But Wait, There’s More! 2 New Shows to Catch at undercurrents this Week

‘Unzipping the Cat’: a Profound Reflection on Death and Pets

Statistically speaking, in 2014, more than half of Canadian households owned pets; which means that most people have probably been a pet owner at some point in their life (if not currently). Being a pet owner comes with its own set of unique responsibilities and relationships that Kevin Reid explores in his new piece Unzipping … Continue reading ‘Unzipping the Cat’: a Profound Reflection on Death and Pets

“Norman Bisbee Goes to War” Has A Lot of Heart

Kevin Reid brings to life a motley assortment of clownish characters to tell the story of Norman Bisbee, a WWII veteran in his sunset years going to battle once more. Reid’s physicality and voice-work are the strongest assets of this show. He does an excellent job bringing to life the distinct characters in such a … Continue reading “Norman Bisbee Goes to War” Has A Lot of Heart