Friday, 23 June 2017 23:56
“I’d love to see you play a Hamlet one day, or Macbeth or any role you want and deserve, regardless of gender or race or anything else.” One of my mentors said those words to me with an undeniable spark in her eyes as we spoke about the state of theatre in Toronto.
Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 09:32
Djanet Sears is a woman who needs no introduction. The award-winning playwright, director, producer and actor made history in 1990 when her theatre anthology Afrika, Solo became the first published play by a Canadian woman of African descent.
Published in Artists
Sunday, 02 April 2017 16:25
The Emancipation of Ms. Lovely is a hilarious, timely and evocative tale of a young woman’s search for love.
Friday, 14 October 2016 16:46
Back from last year by popular demand, critically acclaimed show for babies One Thing Leads To Another leaves audiences (both parents and children alike) in a wondrous state as they are bewitched by the simple, everyday magic of household items.
Sunday, 11 September 2016 09:36
In just a few days my new play SHE SAID/HE SAID - about Black Love in Toronto will make its Toronto Premiere at Native Earth AKI Studio in Regent Park. We took a break from rehearsals to sit down for a chat with lead actor Matthew G Brown who plays the role of “HE”.
Friday, 17 June 2016 09:05
(PRESS RELEASE) After premiering in June of 2011, little did Marcia Brown, founder and artistic director of Marcia Brown Productions (MBP) know that in 2016 I Need To Know My Father (written and directed by Brown) would still be running and in demand.
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 17:02
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:54
The 14th biennial Rock.Paper.Sistahz Festival opens today at Artscape Wychwood Barns. Trinidadian-Canadian writer and performer Fiona Clarke is the playwright behind Broken Windows, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the shooting in the U.S. of a Muslim family over a parking ticket.
Sunday, 17 April 2016 21:28
A huge dream of mine has just come true – my play that was in development for just over two years has just hit an Equity Stage in Montreal.
Published in Opinion
Monday, 09 November 2015 07:03