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FIREWORKS FESTIVAL


  • Alumnae Theatre Studio 70 Berkeley Street Toronto, ON, M5A 2W6 Canada (map)

The Creases In My Sari by Sindhuri Nandhakumar (November 9 - 13)
Two young Sri Lankan immigrants from warring factions fall in love, but growing political turmoil and their own cultural baggage threaten to drive them apart, even in Toronto. Shadows of the past and secrets abound, and radicalism erupts as the violence in Sri Lanka escalates. Kimberley Radmacher directs the talented cast featuring: Brittany Miranda, Jasmine D’Costa and Suchiththa Wickremesooriya and Lionel Boodlal.

Inked Heart by D.J. Sylvis (November 16 - 20)
A Toronto tattoo artist aspires to become a successful painter while struggling with the breakup of his marriage. His mouthy goth-girl apprentice has her own story. A plot full of twists and hidden agendas, with surprising insights into the complexities of human nature - and the art of the tattoo. Directed by Pamela Redfern, the cast includes: Zachary McKendrick, Amanda McKnight, Liz Wigderson, Britt Wilen and Andrew Gaunce.

Motherland by Kristine Greenaway (November 23 - 27)
A young Armenian actor-musician strives to make a life for himself as an artist in his economically depressed country and to break free of a smothering mother. A free-spirited young Frenchwoman does battle with his mother for Davit's future, pitting progress against tradition as the action reaches a climax that is both horrific and inevitable. Directed by Andreja Kovacand featuring: Erik Mrakovcic, Krys Potapczyk, Konstantina Mantelos and James Hyett.