Show and Tell Alexander Bell is a lively, somewhat strange version of the story of Bell’s invention of the telephone.
by Nathalie Mathieson
Natalie Mathieson is a core member and co-founder of Ars Mechanica, a Toronto-based theatre company dedicated to exploring history, technology and magic. She is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. She is currently writing her dissertation on Holocaust representation, and has been supported by a Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Ms Mathieson has taught at the Department of Drama and Speech Communication at the University of Waterloo, the Cinema Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, and is a part-time child and youth worker at a shelter for women and children.
In our own era of burgeoning invention, we hope to create an experience that will enchant rather than edify.