Tag Archives: Nina Lee Aquino

School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play

I’ve just seen Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls, presented by Obsidian Theatre in association with Nightwood Theatre at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The co-production is a natural considering how perfectly the play fulfills the mandates of both companies, a piece … Continue reading

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carried away on the crest of a wave

You may have seen the poster for carried away on the crest of a wave, David Yee’s new play that just opened at Tarragon Theatre, directed by Nina Lee Aquino..  The title hints at its subject, namely the tsunami that … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Nina Lee Aquino

Nina Lee Aquino is in demand, as director, dramaturge and playwright.  She was a founding member of fu-Gen Asian Canadian Theatre, where she just finished directing their production of Lauren Yee’s Ching Chong Chinaman (review).  Aquino has recently been the … Continue reading

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Inside the box: fu-Gen’s Ching Chong Chinaman

Lauren Yee’s Ching Chong Chinaman is the latest offering from Toronto’s fu-Gen Theatre, a satirical  expose of the hypocrisy at the heart of the American Dream.  While there are some differences between the US & Canada, it’s a tale that could … Continue reading

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