My Rabbi by Sum Theatre. A review.

My Rabbi by Sum Theatre. A review. Presented by Puente Theatre at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria BC September 16-28, 2014. In a sparse 60 minutes a world of friendship, loyalty and faith is played out amidst an ever-changing global and national landscape. Arya (Kayvon Kelly) and Jacob (Joel Bernbaum) are childhood friends from Saskatoon—one Jewish, the other Muslim—who navigate their way to adulthood with little tension until faith … [Read more...]

Home is a Beautiful Word at the Belfry Theatre. A review.

Home is a Beautiful Word, currently at the Belfry Theatre (January 7-19th), is proof positive that contemporary theatre is relevant. By turns stark, hard-hitting, sad, brave, uncomfortable and funny, this well-researched verbatim-theatre play challenges assumptions about homelessness by reflecting the points of view of a wide range of Victorians. Playwright and journalist Joel Bernbaum was commissioned by the Belfry Theatre, and has spent … [Read more...]