OF SHAPES TRANSFORMED BY LOVE:
a play in six transformations by Kyle Capstick
"When heartbreak transforms us into trees, and passion turns us into beasts, how do we love? Of Shapes Transformed by Love imagines daggers in every smile in a world ruled by the wildness of the heart."
Aim for the Tangent Theatre is very pleased to present the premiere of award winning playwright Kyle Capstick's new play Of Shapes Transformed by Love in co-production with NewBorn Theatre.
Written and directed by Kyle Capstick, the play brings together some of Toronto's most exciting young artists, including set and lighting design by Joe Pagnan, costumes and props by Lindsay Junkin, and performances by Wesley J. Colford, Erin Eldershaw, Alexi Pedneault, Matt Pilipiak, Andrew Pimento, Brittany Robinson, Hilary Scott, and Amy Marie Wallace.
The production will run May 8th -18th at the Majlis Art Garden in Queen St. West.
Pay-What-You-Can Preview on May 7th at 9:00PM.
Inspired in part by the stories of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Of Shapes Transformed by Love explores how the human heart can grow wild through the lens of the magical.
Kyle is a long time friend and colleague from Sydney, NS who made the trek to the big T.O. a year and a half ago and has been taking over ever since. Along with his strong ties to the Cape Breton Stage Company (he played the original Jim Wakowski in 2011) Kyle placed second in thePlaywrights Guild of Canada's 3rd Annual Post-Secondary Playwrighting Competition for his play I Miss, Not Just, Your Eyes as well as winning the Pat the Dog 24 Hour Playwriting competition in 2012.
Other writing credits include: Clunk (Acadia Theatre Company), Uncertain (Atlantic Fringe Festival); All My Love, Walter, Her Body, and I Miss, Not Just, Your Eyes (Elizabeth Boardmore Festival of One-Act Plays) Something for My Grandparents (Cape Breton Stage Company). He is a graduate of Cape Breton University.