Rice Boy

Sunil Kuruvilla has apparently rewritten and tightened up this play, but it still seems a bit fragmented. I wish I had notes from the last time we saw it at Canstage, because I think I liked it better the first time. It did not seem sufficiently edgy to be at the Studio.

Excellent cast, especially Sanjay Talwar as Uncle, Raoul Baneja as Father and Araya Mengesha as Tommy. (We’ve seen the first two before, Talwar at Stratford and Baneja in Bashir Lazar at Tarragon and they both are very strong actors.)


About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to Rice Boy

  1. Keith says:

    I agree that it was fragmented. The author does not seem to have asked himself the "does it advance the plot? does it develop the character?" questions. It seems a bit of hodge-podge of memories.

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