*warning: this review contains spoilers* With Tomorrow’s Child, Calgary’s Ghost River Theatre hits on an excellent concept with similarly excellent technical expertise, although some flaws in the dramaturgy prevent this immersive sensory experience from achieving its true potential. Tomorrow’s Child is a dramatization of Ray Bradbury’s short story “Tomorrow Child”, but more importantly it is … Continue reading “Tomorrow’s Child” Sounds Like a Good Idea
****This review may contain spoilers***** The final show to premier at undercurrents this year is from Ghost River Theatre in Calgary, and it is unlike anything else at the festival. The company has specifically requested that I not reveal some key details about the show, and I will attempt to honour that request; I am … Continue reading “Tomorrow’s Child” has room for growth.
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