Tag: Varscona

White people performing woke-ness: a review of Shadow Theatre’s Happy Birthday Baby J

White people performing woke-ness: a review of Shadow Theatre’s Happy Birthday Baby J

Raising your kid in gender prison cuts both ways: Shadow Theatre’s newest show, Happy Birthday Baby J, delves into the messy, oppressive and painful ways that gender norms shape and control our lives. Nick Green’s script pulls no punches in its exploration of the social…

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

It’s strange and deeply uncomfortable to burst into tears during a theatre performance. It’s also wonderfully cathartic. After all, isn’t that the whole point of art: to make you feel things so deeply, to empathize with the material to the point that the pain and…