Apt613 reviews five shows on opening weekend of Fresh Meat 8. Five new shows run next weekend, October 17–19.
Fresh Meat 8 is a feast of experimental theatre, comedy and performance art—10.10.19 to 10.19.19 at Arts Court
It’s a feast of short plays, and ideas for plays, and this year the festival is opening over Thanksgiving weekend at Arts Court.
David Currie: “I like this show a heck of a lot and I’m not ashamed (read as totally ashamed, so very ashamed, I’m sorry!) to admit it.”
This year’s undercurrents festival, to be held in February, will be headlined by repeats, solo shows among an eclectic 8-show lineup.
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
By Travis Facette 52 min | Comedy, Drama, Solo | PG Creator and performer Kevin Reid takes on several roles in this solo show, which tells the story of an elderly veteran and his lost locket. It’s clear that Reid is a competent actor, and his portrayal of Norman’s best friend Papini, a self-aware Italian […]