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1) Saskatoon Starpheonix, March 31st, 2014 – Chemistry key to success in Stop Kiss by Stephanie McKay

“Embrace Theatre’s production of the play by Diana Son is heartfelt and authentic.”

2) Prairie Groundling: A Saskatoon Theatre Blog, April 2nd, 2014 – Stop Kiss Review by Blair Woynarski

“[Kemp] never misses a beat… [Hyde is] the best young actress in the city… [giving a] dynamite performance

3) The Sheaf, April 5th, 2014 – Stop Kiss tackles the stigma of same-sex relationships by Braden Hursch

“smooth transformations make for a life-like and unified viewing experience that deeply invests the audience in the storyline

4) Audience Reviews:

it completely blew me away. An absolutely incredible story, with talented actors and a phenomenal director.” Alexandria Werenka

A great show and very well done. Highly recommend seeing it!” Kailin Mayes

“Wow, you guys really touched the audience last night. Way to make a difference!” Louise SeidelStopKiss_Archival-23

Mom, I’m A Thespian Interview

Click here to listen to Jenna-Lee Hyde and Angela Kemp discuss Stop Kiss with Matt Josdal on CFCR’s Mom, I’m A Thespian.

Articles on Stop Kiss

1) Saskatoon Starpheonix, March 27th, 2014 – Booth at Carnival of SexFriendship Forms Foundation of Play by Stephanie McKay

“The story is fiction but the friendship is real.”

2) Planet S, Volume 12 Issue 15 – Conversation Starter: Stop Kiss Combines Humour and Tragedy To Get People Talking by Heather Morrison

“Art must be in dialogue with culture and community

3) The Sheaf, February 16th, 2014 – After Dark Shows Sexual Positivity is a Dish Best Served Hot by Madison Taylor

“If a night of laughter and creative inspiration interests you, be sure to add Stop Kiss to your agenda.”