Sarah O'Connor

Writer – Playwright – Cannot Save You From The Robot Apocalypse

I received this book from Playwrights Canada Press in exchange for an honest review. “He knows where everyone is! He just doesn’t want to tell us,” (Walsh 105). Things have not been going well for twelve-year-old Genevieve, her mom is missing and Genevieve has to help out around the house and make sandwiches for her many brothers and …

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I received this book from Playwrights Canada Press in exchange for an honest review. “A girl in the body of a woman. Stuck between this world and another. Longing to be human again,” (Rutherford 7). A woman runs into her former groomer and is surprised by her reaction when she sees him. In order to try to …

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I received this book from Playwrights Canada Press in exchange for an honest review. “At some point you have to admit the truth,” (Cardinal 62). Maria and her two children, pregnant teenager Lisa and excitable preteen Jude, have just moved in to a beautiful new house. Her children can’t believe it, it’s too good to be true, …

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I received this book from Playwrights Canada Press in exchange for an honest review. “Pickle veggies on the side, milky coffee on the ice Your pick of rice, friend or white, at no additional price Not only that, I got a burner stove and cans of gas So you can slurp a bowl of pho …

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“‘But not too much pain, am I right? Not too much, never too much. If it was too much, you wouldn’t know what to do with me, would you? Too much would make you uncomfortable. Bored. My crying would leave a bad taste. That would just be bad theater, wouldn’t it? A bad show. You …

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I usually write something for New Year’s, whether it’s a resolution to make a blog (no virtual dust here, everything’s clean and tidy…ish) or a review of my year, I come up with something. I considered writing another review for 2019 but didn’t want to repeat myself, and then I thought about resolutions but those …

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Last week the trailer for Cats the musical was released on Youtube and brought quite a lot of horrifying reactions with it. The decision to make the actors look more realistically like cats with CGI technology is a weird and terrifying one considering they could have easily gone with the tights and make-up that regular productions use, but …

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As you may remember I was accepted into the HamilTEN Festival earlier this year for the play I wrote, Beep, a short and personal play about my mom’s death and how people who have never dealt with death react around people who have. It’s a very important play to me for obvious reasons and getting to …

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This past weekend was the seventh annual HamilTEN Festival and I was lucky enough to get in again. I struggled a lot this year about what to write. My play last year wasn’t a comedy per se but it had funny moments and comedies generally do very well in the festival, but I didn’t feel like …

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