I am a passionate fan of the stoner musical comedy adventure about friendship that is Life in a Box. My first encounter was back in 2018, when I reviewed the Toronto Fringe Festival premiere for Mooney on Theatre. (You can read that review here.) And you should also check out my preview article for the Bad Hats Theatre presentation from the fall of 2019; that will provide a sense of the development process and the unique charms of this deliriously fast-paced and energetic show.
To bring some joy into our isolated lives, creators Landon Doak and Matthew Finlan have adapted their episodic adventure for a new medium—Instagram Live. With its faux TV screen frame and commercial break segments, the stage show was designed to mimic the television format, so this style of presentation suits that aesthetic. Continue Reading