“Coffee’s in your face now, y’know? It’s there, it’s present, it’s part of being trendy in Toronto.”
So, what better place to study human behaviour than from behind the counter of a coffeeshop? That’s where Rebecca Perry toiled away for eight months, jotting down her observations, and then she interviewed other java slingers to expand her research. The final result, after a dramaturgical process: A play wherein Joanie Little, a Jane-Goodall-esque ginger, navigates her urban jungle.
Torontonians can see Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl before our foibles are analyzed in front of audiences at the fringe festivals in Winnipeg and Edmonton and beyond.