In A Report to An Academy an ape learns to act like a human in order to try and be free but in the end questions: what is freedom?Read the full review.
Jonah Allingham’s In Waves tell us of a sailor sailing for the Northwest Passage and despairing through his isolation.Read the full review.
The story in Circle Mirror Transformation is told through the drama games of a six-week community centre drama class the characters have signed up for. It’s through the games, and the breaks in between that their characters are revealed. Read the full review.
My assignment for the Extremely Short Play Festival was to write some extremely short reviews. So, here they are, in order of presentation:
In Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden, being presented by Plosive Productions at the Gladstone, a man stranded on the side of the road is helped by a good Samaritan and invites him home for a drink. The next morning the man’s wife has the Samaritan tied up in his kitchen at gun point. Read the full review.