Bird Brain Productions bring Joan Jamieson’s sweet young audiences script to sparkling life at the George Ignatieff Kids' Fringe Venue. Focused on a young girl, Lexi, and her struggle with dyslexia, it weaves a warm story of overcoming adversity and helping others. The three actors are delightful in their work, striking just the right energy level to keep the young audiences engaged. When the big reveal of Lexi’s success approaches, one young audience member said aloud “this is going to be awesome”. And it was.
The production integrated images and video in an interesting (if slightly inconsistent) way, and I didn’t always feel the shifts in time/place were sufficiently clear. That said, the actors shone through.
Absolutely perfect for the 5-10 year old audience.