Three Women of Swatow is, at its core, a deep dive into the legacy of abuse, the power of inherited trauma, and a journey across generations and oceans – all with the promise of blood, and lots of it.
Festival director and curator Tawiah M’carthy discusses the Festival of Ideas and Creation, a three-day artist festival and colloquium focused on artistic intercultural collaboration and exchange at Canadian Stage.
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.
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.