Theatre review: Reservations

I first heard of the German philosopher Martin Heidegger in Deirdre Dore’s short story “The Wise Baby.” Themes in the story revolved around Heidegger’s writing, which I understand very little. I’ll get to learning more one day.

Well, that day was not Tuesday, when I saw Steven Ratzlaff’s play Reservations, presented by Theatre Projects Manitoba. It was two stories in one — Pete’s Reserve in the first hour and Standing Reserve, which mentions Heidegger, in the second.

Both stories were connected by indigenous issues: land entitlement and Child and Family Services (CFS).

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