The Collected Works of Billy the Kid at Theatre Inconnu. My review.

Some performances stay with us a lifetime, vivid memories sparked by visceral reactions to the sights and sounds onstage.  The Collected Works of Billy the Kid by Michael Ondaatje is one such a show. First staged in Victoria by the Belfry Theatre in 1993, in the full theatrical version, it unnerved me with its force. The powerful language painted pictures beyond anything I’d experienced to that point. Ondaatje won his first Governor General’s … [Read more...]