In conversation with Esther Jun about her upcoming concert The Promised Land, presented by Soulpepper. Esther talks to us about the pursuit of that Promised Land, the power of music to elevate a concept, the relevance of Steinbeck’s work today, and the joy this production has brought her.
Fool for Love marks Eion Bailey’s Soulpepper debut and his return to the stage after decades of film and television work. Soulpepper invited us to watch a rehearsal of Fool for Love, and we spoke with Eion and others about the process of learning the unique skill of lassoing.
Small Island principal actors Gershwyn Eustache Jnr (Gilbert) and Leah Harvey (Hortense) reflect on their characters, the legacy of the Windrush generation, and what cinema audiences can expect from Small Island.