MY NAME IS THILEEPAN

Solo Show · francis production · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · Canada

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ERNEST KEARNEY http://www.workingauthor.com/ certified reviewer June 24, 2022
tagged as: A SILVER MEDAL
The story of Thileepan’s death and the struggle of the Tamil people is both stirring and epic. Unfortunately, Francis undercuts his tale by a clumsy narrative device of having the spirit of Thileepan take possession of his body. ... full review
STEVEN KNOX certified reviewer June 21, 2022
the show was great, I loved the unique way of channeling the person who the story is about, It was very affective for me, the performance had heart, and it was educational, Ahash is a great storyteller... full review
MARESHAH DUPREE certified reviewer June 20, 2022
tagged as: moving · Beautiful · educational · powerful
Ahash is a multifaceted artist and creative who commands the stage with a light that is undeniable. Through dance, music, and performance he invokes the spirit of Thileepan, and in my soul, I believe he is proud of the work Ahash has created in his honor.... full review
TERUKO NAKAJIMA certified reviewer June 20, 2022
AHASH FRANCIS is the triple threat!!! He acts, dances and sings brilliantly. And notably, what a great storyteller he is.... full review
KEN MELO certified reviewer June 19, 2022
It was a great show. Very thoughtful, original and vivid. I am glad that I learned something about that region of the world.... full review
ELISA NANTY certified reviewer June 17, 2022
It was a great show that really holds true to every artist out there with a passion to story tell. It showcases that we can accomplish change through the medium of art. Definitely a must see, I would say, I watched it twice!!! It was a well driven story with laughs and tears and most importantly truth. ... full review
MARY LEVERIDGE certified reviewer June 13, 2022
Ahash is phenomenal. He brings an energy to the stage that pulls you in instantly. This show is a must-see. The way he merges history with story-telling and his own personal journey is truly moving. It was an honor to witness.... full review
JO AARON certified reviewer June 12, 2022
A container of invoking spirit, music, dance, and reflection. Ahash, with great determination, takes on the heavy responsibility of being a teacher to the audience--to tell and share story in a manner that allows one to inquire, no only out of simple intrigue or interest, but out of wanting to join Ahash in his journey of finding answers to his many questions. The questions are asked throughout the play, and, fortunately, linger long after leaving the theater.... full review