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REVIEW: Kurios at Cirque du Soleil

Kurios, save for some questionable representation, is fantastic: its context is a mess. Both can be true.

By Aisling Murphy / Apr 15, 2022

Tales from a Disabled Theatre School Grad

The assumption was that a disabled person can’t be a physically strong or attractive individual... the assertion was repeated so much that I internalized it: I reduced myself to just an actor who, due to my disability, could only play “bit” roles or disabled characters.

By Sivert Das / May 21, 2021
iPhoto caption: (left to right) Joe Flaherty (SCTV), Kirk Griesser, Larry Brown, Vicki Burningham, and Jim Crawford in The Off Ramp, National Arts Centre, inaugural National Access Awareness Week, 1988.

Rolling Thunder

In 1987 I was hired by the Rolling Thunder Theatre Company for a ten-week contract. Brainstorm with the cast, write and direct a new play, then wave bon voyage as the Thunder van ambled off for ten months of touring.

By Larry Brown / Sep 23, 2020

Student Walkouts, St. Patrick’s Day, and Working at NASA

To vote Ford into office just to get Wynne out makes about as much sense as starting to smoke crack to quit smoking cigarettes.

By Tony Nappo / Mar 20, 2018