news | Monday May 11, 2015

God and the Indian, now playing in Toronto, “an emotional experience”

Drew Hayden Taylor’s God and the Indian is currently being staged by Toronto’s Native Earth Performing Arts company. In it, a former teacher and a former student, both of whom lived at the same residential school, recognize one another on the street. The play explores what is possible when the abused meets the abuser and is given a free forum for expression. called the show “an emotional experience,” but one in which “humour is essential, powerful, and heartbreaking.” Read Lise Hosein’s review of the show, and listen to snippets of her conversations with Drew Hayden Taylor and actress Lisa Ravensbergen (who plays Johnny) here.

God and the Indian will also run in Vancouver this month.

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