Next week Volcano Theatre’s Goodness takes over the Firehall from March 6 to 11.
The show is critically acclaimed and has toured extensively, even stopping in at the Festival Arts Azimut in Rwanda in 2009. Tara Hughes who plays the young version of the character “Althea” in the play, produced a documentary about the tour- what it was like to be a Canadian theatre company going to Rwanda to perform a play about genocide. Although the theme is quite heavy the film also explores the power of art and the strength and buoyancy of the human spirit.
I haven’t seen it yet, but am eagerly looking forward to it. Go here to learn more about the documentary.
Here’s a short glimpse of what you can expect from the play: