Mitchell Cushman is a theatre writer, director and producer based out of Toronto and Stratford. Interview by Rebeccah Love Where did your attraction to the theatre begin? When did it hit you that this was what you wanted to pursue? I feel really lucky to have grown up in a household that was passionate about theatre. It was my Dad’s line of work, and I grew up going to the theatre two or three times a week at the time, with exposure to work being done in this country and in o
Gillian Clark is a Halifax-based theatre artist. You can catch her show Let's Try This Standing, playing between Aug.4 and Aug 13 at Summerworks. http://summerworks.ca/artists/lets-try-this-standing/ Interview by Rebeccah Love In your upcoming show ‘Let’s Try This Standing’, you explore life after having been hit by an SUV while standing on the sidewalk. What was the writing process like for this piece? It started off as journaling - as a way for me to make sense of my PTSD.
Review by Rebeccah Love Sometimes theatre is most exciting when it doesn’t take place in a theatre. This recent realization by Torontonians has encouraged a rise in site-specific productions, most notably by Outside the March, whose Mr. Marmalade and Vitals both occupy unexpected spaces to lend to their narratives more exciting or tangible dimensions. Sorry I Can’t Come to Your Show is a three-woman play, written, directed and produced by Ryerson theatre graduate Mani Eustis