It’s Rhubarb time! Buddies in Bad Times’ new works festival kicks off tonight with some 22 new plays for your consumption. Check out the full schedule of event on the Rhubarb website. Meanwhile, over in Yorkshire, England, the seventh Wakefield Festival of Rhubarb, a festival dedicated to actual rhubarb, begins tomorrow. No joke! Among the plays premiering
tonight back in Toronto are: Getting Lucky by Christian Lloyd, Ruby the Clown in… Flood by Becky Johnson and Sonia Norris, (555) 555 5555 by Greg Kearney, The Colour of my Heart by Francisca Zentilli, Crack by Rob Baker, Load by Salvatore Antonio, and a play by Richard Feren called The Reading, which is described as “A playful staging of a reading of a play called ‘The Reading’ about a staged reading of a play within a play.” Does it get any meta than this? Further reading: Toronto Star, Now, Eye.