A round-up of dance, theatrical and performance events taking place in the city this week.
Metachroma Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s historical Richard III opens this week at the Segal Centre. The bard’s tale of a Machiavellian king and his undoing will be the troupe’s inaugural full-scale performance.
Metachroma means “beyond colour,” and the theatre company’s raison d’être is to address and respond to the under-representation of visible minorities in the arts. As actress Tamara Brown admits, this ultimately means that the long-term goal of the group to make itself irrelevant.
* Short films at the Rail City Roadshow
* Free screening at Film Pop
* Kurt Weill Cabaret
* Mile End stand-up
* Shakespeare on the cheap
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