Devoid of snowmen, reindeer, or carols, Angel Square is not an obvious Christmas play. Set in 1940s Ottawa, it takes place over one winter when young Tommy finds himself following in the footsteps of his favourite radio show detective, The Shadow. A brutally anti-Semitic beating has taken place in sleepy Lowertown and since his best friend’s dad was the victim, Tommy is determined to find the culprit. Along the way, we meet his family, a motley crew of teachers, his gang of multicultural friends, the love of his life, and more.
A couple meet for the first time after chatting online, with some lightly Shakespeare-inspired shenanigans along the way.Read the full review.