The Radio Show: Christmas Classics is a stylized reading of four holiday stories: The Gift of the Magi, George’s Christmas Present, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, and The Little Prince. Read the full review.
C. S. Lewis’ popular middle-grade fantasy series about friendship, forgiveness, and sacrifice is brought to the stage as the last offering of The Ninth Hour’s Into the Wardrobe season. Read the full review.
Pomme and ‘Restes: Shipwrecked! On the Tempestuous Lost Island of Never is a very loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, complete with pirates, clowns, magic, and mischief. Read the full review.
The Young Lady in White is about an unnamed girl in an undeveloped photograph who, alongside the doodle of a cat, waits to come to life for over seventy-six years as history unfolds in the streets beneath her. Read the full review.
Along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, in a quaint North Carolinian cottage, five college friends meet every summer for a weekend of no work, no men, no kids, and no cares. But with the challenges of growing old, sometimes they get more than they bargained for. Read the full review.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella about a reputable doctor possessed by his base needs is one of literature’s original horror stories and remains an important ambassador for the genre. Kanata Theater brings this classic to the stage in all its spooky glory with a production filled with Gothic charm and darkness. Read the full review.
The Shape of a Girl is a one-woman show supported by a six-person chorus that explores the harsh, unexpected, dark side of high school hierarchies and one girl’s grief as she realizes being a bystander is sometimes as bad as being a perpetrator. Read the full review.
Fish Eyes/Boys with Cars is a double header of one woman shows about growing up as a traditional Indian dancer in small-town British Columbia and navigating the tough reality of being different as a teenager. Read the full review.
next to normal shows us the day-to-day struggles of someone with severe hallucinations and depression, from establishing medication regimes to attempting suicide to dealing with the side-effects of ECT: this is the musical treatment of the lived experiences of a bipolar woman and her family. Read the full review.
The Boy in the Moon follows a set of parents as they deal with the struggles of raising a non-communicative, severely-delayed child who has one of the rarest of genetic disorders. This play explores what it means to be human and what it takes to love someone unconditionally. Read the full review.