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23 May AWAKE Evaluation

AWAKE is a 90-minute multi-cultural, multi-arts, theatrical experience that takes you deep into the heart of one of Toronto’s most culturally diverse, yet sometimes violent neighbourhoods, Jamestown/Rexdale. The play, set in a church during a funeral service of an unnamed victim of gun violence, explores…

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16 May AWAKE Testimonials

We’re proud of the impact AWAKE has had on all of our audiences, regardless of age or background. However, we are truly moved by the reaction we have received from youth and teachers. Below is a small sample of what they have said…   Testimonials from teachers:…

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05 Dec AWAKE brings youth to tears…

Expect Theatre recently presented a staged reading of AWAKE to receive reaction from Toronto youth. The response was incredible:   Testimonials from youth:   The performance hit my heart dead centre and made it tremble. Tia L.   I felt the play performance was great. I never really felt like that…

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18 Aug urbanNOISE Press Release

Media Contact: Dianne Weinrib / Brendan Ross 416-703-5479 dw@dwcommunications.net Reema Major to headline 2011 urbanNOISE festival Souls of Steel Orchestra and Special guest Grammy-Winning Beatboxer Scratch (The Roots) perform – Rexdale youth collaborate on graffiti mural against violence – Toronto, AUGUST 16, 2011 – Rising…

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19 Jul AWAKE Media

We were please to received an avalanche of media coverage leading up to the opening of AWAKE. Here is some select pieces:   CBC – Radio 1 – Here and Now The Toronto Star The Globe and Mail The Toronto Sun NOW Magazine METRO News Torontoist…

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18 Jul AWAKE Tweets

Sadly the major dailies didn’t review any Toronto Fringe Shows this year. Without the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail or The National Post reviewing, a huge gap was created. This gap, however was filled with blog posts and twitter. AWAKE received some incredible word…

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