Capital Critics' Circle
Le cercle des critiques de la capitale

Reviewing Theatre in Canada's Capital Region
La critique théâtrale de la région Ottawa-Gatineau

Undercurrents: “The Pipeline Project” , Forstner & Fillister present: Forstner & Fillister in: “Forstner & Fillister” and” Little Boxes”

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The Pipeline Project.

White, urban eco-warrior or First Nations rez dweller with a hankering for the good life, you don’t get off easy in The Pipeline Project.

The show, performed as a series of vignettes, centres on the political and cultural battles over pipelines in B.C.

That could make for a dry 75 minutes. But writers/performers Sebastien Archibald, Quelemia Sparrow and Kevin Loring (artistic director of the new Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre) make the matter intensely personal, and in doing so, render it both universal and absorbing. (Continue reading » )