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Activist Toolkit

Food security into drama

Workshop
A workshop about how to use drama to communicate issues in food sustainability.
Activist Toolkit

Vagina Monologues

rabblepedia
The history, evolution and controversy of V-Day
RabbleTV
Jun 6, 2011

Brigette dePape performing at TEDx

Performing from her self-penned, critically acclaimed play, She Rules with Iron Stix, Brigette DePape asks whether art is an escape from real world problems or part of their solution.
Book Review
Mar 3, 2011
Satiristas

Celebrating comic subversives

Charles Demers
Lily Tomlin, Stephen Colbert , Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, The Smothers Brothers are just a few of the portraits in Satiristas -- a book about wise-cracking (and political) comics.
News
Nov 26, 2010
David Diamon of Headlines Theatre with a Vancouver audience devising Us and Them [The Inquiry]. Photo Tim Matheson.

Theatre for Living: Us and Them -- The Inquiry

Cathryn Atkinson
Vancouver's Headline Theatre Company's new two-year project, Us and Them -- The Inquiry, has audience members tell their stories of conflict, fear and desire and uses performance to explore issues.
Podcast
Nov 23, 2010
Redeye

Nggrfg: A play about being black and gay

Redeye
Nggrfg is a one-man play written and performed by Berend McKenzie. It premiered at the Edmonton Fringe in 2008. For the past year and a half, McKenzie has been performing the play in schools.
News
Aug 6, 2010
Poland’s Teatr Węgajty, whose founders cite Emerson and Whitman as influences, blends tradition and experimentation to address social issues in a rural, grassroots setting.

Theatre in a quiet place can make a big noise

Jeannine M. Pitas
Poland's Teatr Węgajty, whose founders cite Emerson and Whitman as influences, blends tradition and experimentation to address social issues in a rural, grassroots setting.
Podcast
Jun 16, 2010
Redeye

Herr Beckmann's People

Redeye
A new play by Victoria playwright Sally Stubbs has won the third annual Canadian Peace Play competition. Laura Lamb went to see the production by Touchstone Theatre.
Podcast
Jun 1, 2010

Mump and Smoot

Redeye
Canada's so-called horror clowns bring their new production Cracked to the Vancouver East Cultural Centre. Laura Lamb shares her thoughts on the show.
Podcast
Mar 25, 2010
Redeye

Arms and The Man

Redeye
Theatre at UBC is staging a new production of George Bernard Shaw's famous anti-war play. Laura Lamb went to see the play and shares her thoughts.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2010

The Erotic Anguish of Don Juan

Redeye
A new play by the Old Trout Puppet Workshop imagines a Don Juan released from hell to warn us not to do what he did. Laura Lamb went to see the production and shares her thoughts.

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