Leaving the Waterfront Theatre after Gemma Wilcox’s one-woman show, Shadows in Bloom, leaves you with the distinct feeling that good theatre does exist and can be a glory and a privilege to behold- that and the words, “Daaaamn gurl!” on your lips. Wilcox gives this show her all as performer, writer and co-director along with Shana Cordon.
Miracle in Rwanda is a dramatic triumph that will leave you hanging on actor Leslie Lewis Sword’s every word.
First off, this play ain’t funny. The dialogue is more poetic than authentic. But the actors manage to pull off difficult performances that demand raw emotion painfully restrained. There’s good stuff here.
Our heroes talk about how they have gone from being reviewers to review-ees at the Vancouver Fringe.