Tag Archives: Dave Clarke

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me: a coming-of-age deaf/hearing chamber opera at Chinook

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “This is the story of how my mom helped me find my voice,” says the narrator (the excellent Kieran Martin Murphy) in Songs My Mother Never Sung Me, a touching, and ingenious, new bilingual chamber opera” … Continue reading

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Songs My Mother Never Sung Me: an opera for a hearing son and a deaf mom

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I learned to sign before I could speak,” says Dave Clarke, who’s highly articulate, to say the least, in his second language.  There’s an intriguing contradiction built right into the architecture of Clarke’s multi-angled theatre career … Continue reading

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For kids and the people they take to the Fringe: Onions and Garlic. A guest Fringe review by Todd Babiak and his daughters

By Todd Babiak (with help from his daughters, Avia and Esmé Onions and Garlic (Stage 11, Studio Theatre) It isn’t easy to be an onion seller in a town full of onions. Our hero pushes his cart of aromatic root … Continue reading

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