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black history month

REVIEW: Jasmine Case astonishes as a wordless slave in Young People’s Theatre’s Truth

Truth is a must-see for children and parents wanting to learn more about the American Civil War and all the baggage it implies.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 5, 2024
Pink clouds overlaid with an older yellow plane, and an angel-like figure flying in front of the plane with a red dress. iPhoto caption: Image courtesy of Factory Theatre.

REVIEW: The Flight at Factory Theatre/Theatre Gargantua/b current/Roseneath Theatre/Queen Bess Productions

The Flight's storytelling warmed my heart: we do not often see stories of Black people accomplishing things without their trials and tribulations at the forefront.

By Kemi King / Feb 15, 2023

Unearthing the Joy in Black History: In Conversation with Luke Reece on 1851: Spirit and Voice

 “I want audiences to see Black joy through these historical figures, and not just see the trauma," says playwright Luke Reece.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 16, 2022

tell ’em how you really feel

i decided that i am not inconsequential; that the world needs me, that it needs me to express my point of view with as much brave precision as possible.

By Bahia Watson / Feb 4, 2021