Heads up for week of Sept. 21-27.

by Lynn on September 21, 2020

in The Passionate Playgoer

Here is some interesting stuff for the week of Sept. 21 to 27, 2020.

Sept. 22-26.    Romantics Anonymous, on-line directed by Emma Rice and produced by her Wise Children Theatre Company, performed live from the Bristol Old Vic.  Have you ever seen Emma Rice’s work? She’s brilliant.

Presented by the Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, D.C.) From their blurb: “For one week only, Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic, and Plush Theatricals present a livestream of their acclaimed production of Romantics Anonymous. The production will take place LIVE from the Bristol Old Vic stage from September 22–26. You can watch it as it happens on your TV, phone, laptop, desktop or iPad in glorious (HD) technicolor.

STCBox@ShakespeareTheatre.org

Sept. 22-Oct. 4. The Plural of She Festival. (Barrie, Ont. in private backyards)

Summary:

A brand new mini-festival created and performed by women and feminine-identifying artists.

The Plural of She includes:

HAVING HOPE: A HAND DRUM SONG CYCLE

Created and Performed by Nicole Joy-Fraser

I’m seeing this Wed. Sept. 23.

IN CASE WE DISAPPEAR

Created and Performed by Vanessa Smythe

I’m seeing this Sat. Sept. 26.

SMART

Created and Performed by Nicky Guadagni

I’m seeing this Sat. Sept. 26.

Sept. 26-27. Solo in High Park (September 26-27 at 2 PM) In High Park in Toronto.

Co-curated by Seika Boye & Timea Wharton-Suri

This program introduces audiences to a variety of dance styles from solo artists who reveal the precision, depth and significance of their craft and the importance of the audience to the art they make. Solo in High Park features award-winning flamenco dancer Carmen Romero performing Mi Amapola, a dance commemorating (or paying honour to) life and death; internationally acclaimed tap artist Travis Knights exposing the rich tradition of tap dance while exploring the challenges of interpersonal human connection; world-renowned house dancer Raoul Wilke examining, through movement, how we shield our emotions through art; and award-winning choreographer Alyssa Martin and performer Sam Grist from Rock Bottom Movement taking an unrestrained adventure into the life of a modern dancer with one last shred of hope in the year 3029.

Reserve a place. Pay-what-you-can

www.canadianstage.com

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