A conversation with GCTC online playwright-in-residence Vishesh Abeyratne.
GCTC currently has two playwrights in residence: Vishesh Abeyratne and Sanita Fejzić. In this first of a two-part series, Artistic Director Eric Coates reflects on the conversations he is having with Sanita.
Interview: Ottawa playwright Vishesh Abeyratne on Divide & Rule, a Sri Lankan-Canadian play about systemic racism in a big box store
Some playwrights are ahead of their time. Among them is Vishesh Abeyratne, the Ottawa-based playwright who began tackling complex intersections of systemic racism, class, and gender… in a play.
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Nick Bachusky: “Great chemistry between Vishesh Abeyratne and Laura Sosnow – it is clear that they work very well and have known each other for awhile.”
David Currie: “Two humourless people make about fifteen puns at one another in the first ten minutes and then say sad things in exactly the same tone for the rest.”
60 minutes | Drama | Mature Brace yourself for a tough look at the scars left behind by a cruel adolescence in Small Creatures Such as We, as well written yet painful to watch at times offering by Angels in the Rafters productions. An unassuming set with a sofa to stage left and a kitchen/bar […]
By William Kutarna 60 minutes | Drama | Mature Small Creatures Such As We is a two person show, created by Meagan McDonald and Vishesh Abeyratne. The play is about the turbulent relationship of two young adults who reunite after many years apart. As we learn more about their past in a series of flashbacks, […]