Friday, March 5, 2021: Jordan Scott, Kris Bowers and more

Today on Q: poet Jordan Scott, theatre critic Karen Fricker, musician Sarah Davachi, composer Kris Bowers.

Today on Q: Jordan Scott, Karen Fricker, Sarah Davachi, Kris Bowers

Poet Jordan Scott, the Australian production of Come From Away in Melbourne, musician Sarah Davachi, composer Kris Bowers. (Andrew Zawacki, Submitted by Mike Benjamin, Richard Smith, Getty Images)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Award-winning Canadian poet Jordan Scott discusses his first children's book, I Talk Like A River, about a boy who feels isolated and unable to fit in because of his stutter. 

  • Toronto Star theatre critic Karen Fricker talks about Australia's thriving live theatre scene and what it might mean for other countries as COVID-19 cases drop.

  • Calgary musician Sarah Davachi presents her guide to the concept of deep listening, explaining why it's a valuable tool in an increasingly loud world. 

  • Composer Kris Bowers, the musical mastermind behind the scores for Green Book, When They See Us and Bridgerton, talks about self-doubt and his new short film, A Concerto is a Conversation.

WATCH | A Concerto Is a Conversation by Kris Bowers and Ben Proudfoot: