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REVIEW: On the Other Side of the Sea toys with human desires and fears

The absurdist, magical play follows the unexpected relationship between an idealistic fisherman and a stubborn businesswoman. 

By Zoe Marin / Feb 16, 2024
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Aluna Theatre brings acclaimed Salvadoran drama On the Other Side of the Sea to The Theatre Centre

Winner of Havana’s prestigious Casa de las Américas Prize for drama in 2010, On the Other Side of the Sea examines identity — not as a cultural construct, but as existential angst.

By Liam Donovan / Feb 2, 2024

Spotlight: Soheil Parsa

In a life already full of fascinating chapters, Soheil Parsa has turned another page. Early this summer, Parsa stepped down as co-artistic director of Modern Times, the theatre company he co-founded three decades ago with Peter Farbridge. The “dream” now for Parsa, as he characterizes it, is to work as a freelance director, liberated from fundraising and administrative responsibilities.

Written by Karen Fricker, Photography by Dahlia Katz / Oct 8, 2021
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Season Announcement: Nightwood Theatre

“Our 40th season is an array of work that grapples with our collective history, cautions us on the precarity of our present, and calls us to action for our future,” says  Artistic Director Kelly Thornton.

By Dylan Coutts / Apr 26, 2019