After 5 years off the theatre stage pursuing a career in film and television performance, I came to the InspiraTO Festival as an actor in the Blue Show installation of Last Night at the Paradise, a ten minute show written by Elektra and directed by Annemieke Wade.
Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00 Written by Roger Dundas
Shakespeares’ Niggas, Beatdown, Born Ready, Pusha-Man...sound familiar? These are some of the plays written by Trinidadian born Joseph Jomo Pierre. His plays have been produced by Obsidian Theatre company, and now Jomo has co-written a piece based on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, aptly titled Twisted.
Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00 Written by Kanda Farkollie
ByBlacks Rating: BBBBB
ByBlacks review BBBB Imagine this. Six black male poets from across North America, inside the St. Lawrence Centre in downtown Toronto, a stage decorated scarcely with a mic, mic stand, two Up From the Roots banners and DJ Manifest stage left, decked out with his Mac, two turntables and a mixer.
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00 Written by Kayla Thompson
Bob Kills Theatre kicks off the Toronto edition of “The Motherf---er with the Hat” on November 9th.