The story of Litty, a lion-tamer trapped in a ring where Death is the ringmaster, who uses memory and magic to help open Litty's heart to love in order to take the next step on her cosmic journey.
A marriage of dense, poetic text with a stylized physical gesture vocabulary.
Part 1 of the Circus Tragedy Trilogy
director: John Turner
lighting design: Sharon DiGenova
costume design: Rashmi Baird
dramaturgy: David Benjamin Tomlinson
running time: 40 minutes
The Theatre Centre, Toronto
Sarasvati Productions' Femfest, Winnipeg
photo credit: Kathleen Finlay