The Writing on the Stall
THREE STARS | Like the festival itself, this one is filled with hits and misses
Company: Fill The (W)hole, Winnipeg
Genre: Play — Dramedy
Venue: 28 — Dragon Arts Collective
Like the festival itself, this one is filled with hits and misses.
A collection of moments in a series of washrooms are tied together through the graffiti on the walls. Some of these scenes bring sweet laughs — in particular, Rayna Masterton is incredibly funny. One scene about school bullying packs a heck of a wallop.
All three performers are solid — I just wish all the scenes were of the same caliber.- Bradley Sawatzky
There's a veritable cornucopia of styles, genres, and approaches to telling these stories. But, in many of them, we only get lip service: the scene is introduced and before we can engage we're on to the next set up. The scenes where we are gifted with going deeper are a real treat.
All three performers are solid — I just wish all the scenes were of the same caliber.