2 days before previews, and I’m speaking with Jamaican born Director Nigel Shawn Williams, about his current Directing career and his latest jaunt, BINGO!, written by award-winning Canadian playwright and
ByBlacks Rating: BBBB
Natasha Powell, alongside Jasmyn Fyffe, is the co-creator behind the spectacular dance production Gimme One Riddim, which is having its third run at the Harbourfront Centre’s national dance series NextSteps,
Before there was reggae there was ska. This little known fact is being resurrected and celebrated in the 2014 version of Gimme One Riddim, the highly successful dance and theatre production being remounted for the third time in less than one year.
It’s summer 2011 and I’m curious about this one-woman show advertised in the Toronto Fringe Festival. Jumping on the subway, arriving just on time, I sat in a pew (yes a church theatre) quite befitting this original play.
ByBlacks Rating: BBBB Tick tock. Time moves quickly through this co-production by Obsidian Theatre and Factory Theatre.
ByBlacks Rating: BBB AfriCan Theatre Ensemble presents COMA, a new play by Jude Idada, at the Al Green Theatre Oct. 30-Nov 3, 2013. A two-hander is a tall feat to accomplish. Yes, there are 3 people in the play but the majority of the dialogue rests between Osasu (Wale Ojo) and his sister Ifueko (Bridget Ogundipe).
Natalie Miller's stage play “When It All Falls Down” by Cindy Ramkumar Don’t be deceived by the play’s name “When It All Falls Down”, the reaction and reviews of the play by the attendees were opposite to the notion of the crumbling and falling. It was a unique, theatrical experience, full of life, music, rhythm and story.