United Skates (2018)

America’s roller rinks—the centres of an underground Black roller skating subculture—are rapidly closing. A nationwide community fights to stop the closure of remaining roller rinks and preserve a Black subculture that has fostered world-renowned musicians. United Skates brilliantly profiles the Black roller skating community and its challenges, particularly racism and erasure. Detailing the formation of…

Loving Vincent (2017)

Following the death of Vincent van Gogh, a friend, postman Joseph Roulin, finds himself with an undeliverable letter. Determined to carry out one of Vincent’s last requests, Joseph sends his son Armand to finish the delivery. What Armand learns about Vincent on his route shakes his convictions about the painter. Loving Vincent, the world’s first…

Banana For Scale (2017)

One voice speaks in a low, tired tone while bananas in various forms appear in several locations. The voice splits into two overlapping monologues, while mushed, whole, and peeled bananas are presented. The monologues in Banana For Scale show how the word “banana” can mean nothing but the literal fruit to some, yet mean a…

Swim Low (2016)

After the death of her mother, Alison finds comfort in her love for swimming. She soon discovers that when she holds her breath for long periods of time under water, she can visit the afterlife. Faced with the choice between two worlds, Alison must decide where she belongs. In order to reach the dead, one…

Dear Earthling: Cosmic Correspondent (Common Deer Press, 2018)

Crankian Dethbert Jones has recently joined the Space Cadets and is looking forward to finding a pen pal from another planet so that he can earn his Cosmic Correspondent badge. When an alien from Earth responds, Dethbert learns more than he could ever imagine about his new friend and himself. Dethbert’s experiences with jealousy, puberty,…

Wicked (Ed Mirvish Theatre, June – August 2018)

Aspiring witches, emerald-skinned Elphaba and popular Glinda, get a chance to meet the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. When their meeting gets ethical, Elphaba is branded as wicked while Glinda is praised for her compliance, testing their friendship. Now a fugitive, Elphaba must set things right in the Land of Oz. The political landscape of Oz…

The Art of Banksy (June – August 2018)

The largest exhibit of the artist to date, The Art of Banksy gathers more than 80 original pieces from 40 different art collectors around the world under one roof. $35 million in art, all by one political graffiti artist. Curated by his former manager Steve Lazarides, the collection showcases the different mediums Banksy has engaged…