In the Spotlight: Artist Interviews

Cry Woolf: The time for Katrina Darychuk’s “Orlando” is now

Katrina Darychuk is not afraid of Virginia Woolf. Her modern, considered and utterly arresting production of Woolf’s Orlando, adapted by Sarah Ruhl, is a testament to her appreciation for Orlando’s “boldness, wit, and fearless approach towards death, love, and writing.” Currently receiving its Canadian premiere at Soulpepper, the show tells the story of Orlando, played […]

Don’t have a cow: Jiv Parasram’s Take d Milk, Nah? is back!

How to introduce our interview with Jivesh Parasram (call him Jiv)…. Or rather, what to say that will be succinct? Because there is a lot to say about this maverick theatre creator who, in addition to being a writer and performer, is the Associate Artistic Producer of Theatre Passe Muraille and the Artistic Producer of […]

Playfully defying categorization with fu-GEN’s Mixie and the Halfbreeds

This week, fu-GEN Theatre presents Mixie and the Halfbreeds at the Pia Bouman School’s Scotiabank Studio Theatre. The play, by Japanese-Canadian Julie Tamiko Manning and Chinese-Canadian Adrienne Wong, bills itself as “a playful exploration of being mixed race in Canada.” In director Jenna Rodgers’ production, it lives up to this promise of a meaningful thematic […]