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Three actors stand in front of a glowing set. iPhoto caption: Déjah Dixon-Green (left), Michael Blake (centre), and André Sills (right). Original images by David Hou.

A love letter to three Black performers in King Lear at the Stratford Festival

"To each of you: being given the privilege to observe your craft and your personhood is something I will take with me for a long time."

By Emily Radcliffe / Sep 25, 2023

REVIEW: Shakespeare By Any Other Name at Dauntless City Theatre

Part history lesson, part joyful romp through Shakespeare’s works, the sixty-minute play in the heart of St. James’ Park attempts to return the playwright to the people.

By Jessica Watson / Aug 22, 2023
Alex Bulmer (left) and Alexia Vassos (right) stand glancing at each other slightly - Vassos looks over her left shoulder, her right arm outstretched as though leaning on a wall. Blumer ears dark glasses. Behind them is a faded image of Christine Horne in front of a tree which is only faintly visible. Translucent bark appears through the image, giving Horne a tree-like quality. iPhoto caption: (left to right) Alex Bulmer, Christine Horne, and Alexia Vassos in Richard Three. Original images by Mike McPhaden.

‘Two Perspectives on Disability’: In Conversation with Richard Three at Shakespeare in the Ruff

“There’s a need for [Richard Three] because there’s so little work in this country that centres two disabled people at its core," Bulmer said.

By Alethea Bakogeorge / Aug 10, 2023
Black and white images of Joelle Peters (left) and Tara Sky (right) set over an image of the Stratford Festival Theatre. Sky wears a long dress, while Peters wears layers of scarves and furs. Peters holds a teacup in her right hand, and hand emerging from the left side of the photo pours coffee into the cup from above. Original images of Peters and Sky by Ted Belton. iPhoto caption: Joelle Peters (left) and Tara Sky (right). Original images of Peters and Sky by Ted Belton.

Change for the Better: On Indigeneity at the Stratford Festival

Both [Sky and Peters] want to honour the Indigenous artists who have worked with the [Stratford] festival for years, quietly carving out space for public and visual representation.

By Robyn Grant-Moran / Aug 4, 2023