THEATER REVIEW: Midsummer [a play with songs] by David Greig at the Clurman Theater, NYC

David Greig’s protagonists sit on a park bench in his play Midsummer [a play with words], drinking and aligning themselves with a ragtag group of teenage Goths. It’s an example of how this play captures the strange, free-forming social constellations I will always associate with Edinburgh in the summer. Helena (Cora Bissett) and Bob (Matthew…

Cast: TEAR THE CURTAIN. Photo by David Cooper.

An Interview with Kevin Kerr: TEAR THE CURTAIN in Toronto

If you’re interested in boundary-pushing multi-media theater, Toronto is the place to be this October. Why? Because Vancouver’s Electric Company has pitched up to open Canadian Stage’s 2012-2013 season with their multi-media extravaganza, Tear the Curtain. I’m looking forward to seeing the production later this month, and was able to interview Artistic Director and co-creator Kevin Kerr…