|Street of Blood: Reviews [read full reviews]|
is remarkable about this show is the emotional and stylistic range it
achieves...profoundly touching...hilarious...chilling...this puppeteer
provocateur is one of the most daring theatre artists in Canada."
of Blood is, by turns mordantly satirical, gently humourous, deliciously
bitchy, sad, dirty, despairing, hopeful, lyrical, tender and moving.
Even for the jaded playgoer, Burkett's work is a triumph of theatrical
illusion. It's bloody brilliant."
of Blood is brave, audacious, and vast in its intellectual and emotional,
not to mention theatrical, scope. Its characters have a pulse, breath,
temperature and complexity that could put "human" casts to shame...you
know you're watching an original artist who lives dangerously.'
Burkett is a national treasure and Street of Bloood should not be missed...you
will be challenged, moved and, in a final redemptive scene, uplifted.
If you've never seen one of his shows, be prepared to be astonished."
one to be accused of lacking chutzpah or vision, Burkett reigns over
an exotic stage universe awash in rage, lost faith and blood. His artistry
is beyond question. It's a tour de force of imagination."
is a touching, funny and sometimes extremely disturbing work that not
only reveals Burkett's mastery as a performer but his compassion as
a human being."
was moved by interplays I felt reflected, surprisingly, a genuine, contemporary