Toronto, ON (July 23, 2012) – MotionLive in association with Cric Crac Collective proudly present the world premiere of by Toronto spoken word poet, emcee and Playwright-in-Residence at Obsidian Theatre, Motion, as part of the SummerWorks Festival at the Lower Ossington Theatre, August 9-18th. Directed by Dian Marie Bridge, and starring Araya Mengesha and Amanda Parris, ANEEMAH’S SPOT
is supported by Obsidian Theatre Company, with musical direction by DJ L’Oqenz.
Aneemah (a poet) and Wan (an emcee) are bought together in the hours after the funeral of their childhood friend “G.” In a theatrical remix of dialogue, rhyme and spoken word,Aneemah and Wan struggle with the untimely death, violence and imminent threats that surrounds the tragedy. In the safe house of Aneemah’s apartment, known as ‘the base,’ Aneemah and Wan are forced to challenge their pasts, face their present, and choose how they will navigate life from this moment on.
Check out the Aneemah’s Spot Mix Part One By DJ L’Oqenz