I had just taken the helm of b current performing arts, a 26-year-old company dedicated to theatre from the Black and brown diaspora.
This Black History Month, PIECE OF MINE Arts returns with the highly anticipated BLACK MEN IN THEATRE showcase at the grand Fairview Library Theatre, February 15 – 17.
Dracula on stage at the Shaw Festival Theatre goes old school — garlic and crucifixes included — in the retelling of Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic tale.
“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.
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.
The Emancipation of Ms. Lovely is a hilarious, timely and evocative tale of a young woman’s search for love.
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.
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”.