“Magic Unicorn Island” Will Haunt You

I went to see Magic Unicorn Island on the recommendation of literally almost every acquaintance I ran into at the Ottawa Fringe beer tent (now at the SAW Gallery). Admittedly its preview had not particularly inspired me, however, my fellow critic Wes Babcock assured me that the show is nonetheless worth it- the preview material, … Continue reading “Magic Unicorn Island” Will Haunt You

Jayson MacDonald Finds Humanity in “Magic Unicorn Island”

Magic Unicorn Island, by Jayson MacDonald, finds humanity in a not-too-distant future that tests the limits of our capacity for goodness, and asks what can be accomplished by just a little more trust in it. MacDonald, relying primarily on his excellent physicality and voice work, conjures a vivid universe of characters from of a shaggy … Continue reading Jayson MacDonald Finds Humanity in “Magic Unicorn Island”