The God That Comes at the Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival 2015. A review.

The God That Comes at the Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival 2015. A review. In The God That Comes (Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival March 17-21) modern minstrel and story-teller Hawksley Workman delivers a wildly hypnotic performance that defies theatrical convention.  The Juno-award winning musician is a multi-instrumentalist of phenomenal ability whose blazing virtuosity will remain seared in memory long after the show is over. Three years of … [Read more...]

Boys With Cars and Let Me Borrow That Top at Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival 2015. A review.

Boys With Cars and Let Me Borrow That Top by Anita Majumdar at the Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival March 10-15, 2015. A review. Majumdar’s Fish Eyes (performed at the Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival in 2012) first introduced us to the interactions of a group of teenagers at a fictional Port Moody high school through the eyes of Meena, a young Indo-Canadian straddling two worlds.  Majumdar’s classical kathak dance training comes to the fore in … [Read more...]

Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival 2015. March 9-22.

Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival 2015. March 9-22, 2015 in Victoria BC. The SPARK Festival is the Belfry Theatre's celebration of new  plays and new ideas.  It's an opportunity for experiences outside their regular programming.  I saw Hawksley Workman's The Good That Comes at UNO Fest in 2012 and wonder how it has developed since then as it has toured around the world.  Anita Majumdar brought Fish Eyes to the SPARK Festival in 2012--here's my … [Read more...]