Fireflies – A Firestorm That Transforms

Fireflies is Donja R. Love’s second play of his trilogy dealing with queer love through black history. It is set in the South just after the Birmingham church bombing that killed four little girls and, I warn you, this play is intense. Behind every man is a great woman and in Fireflies that woman is the…

These Paper Bullets! – fire away

Austin Powers meets Shakespeare in These Paper Bullets!, a re-working of Shakespeare’s ‘“Much Ado about Nothing” set in 1960’s London. Disclaimer: I’m not a fan of Shakespearean comedies. I find them too slapstick and farcical for my liking and These Paper Bullets! stays true to form. Four mop-top young lads from Liverpool (think Beatles) hit…

Our New Girl – I will give a referral

A little boy comes on stage, takes a knife and starts to cut off his ear. The theater goes black, the audience audibly lets out a collective gasp and for nearly two hours you sit riveted as the actors take you on a psychological roller coaster ride.   At first it seems that Hazel and…