Posts Tagged 'NextFest'

NextFest 2016: Silence & the Machine

NextFest 2016: Silence & the Machine

With a description like ‘A robot. A pregnancy. A betrayal’ found in the NextFest program, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I’m sure glad my friend took me to this play. Silence & the Machine is a well-developed, thought-provoking play exploring the relationship between humans and robots.

NextFest 2016: Wolves

NextFest 2016: Wolves

After hearing about Wolves when it ran as part of the University of Alberta’s New Works Festival this past spring, I was excited to get another chance to see the show as part of NextFest 2016. The play promises a thought-provoking evening – one of those shows you can’t see without forming an opinion on – and in this regard, does not disappoint. Wolves takes place in a dystopian society that is under attack from a rapidly expanding population of creatures whose genetic mutation results in extreme violence.