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Playwrights Guild of Canada – Theatre Can Change the World

Personal essay by Kat Lanteigne on how tainted, the play, came to be. POV: Theatre Can Change the World: The Story of How a Canadian […]

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Tainted Reading Tour Review: Globe and Mail

Kate Taylor at the Globe and Mail reviews Tainted’s reading tour. “It’s rare that this [agit-prop theatre]  works well either as theatre or as advocacy, […]

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The Hamilton Spectator – Tainted explores bad blood and forgiveness

“Toronto actress/writer/producer Kat Lanteigne didn’t start out to be an activist. Her involvement in theatre didn’t need a political and social conscience to exist.” Read […]

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NOW: Blood Will Out

“In crafting the story, Lanteigne says she chose to show rather than tell the complex biomedical details.” Read the full article.

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The Grid – 49 people who made Toronto a better place this year

Kat Lanteigne – For bringing the tainted-blood story to the stage. It’s been called the largest preventable health disaster in Canada’s history: After improperly screened […]

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Every Day Political Citizen – Nominee: Kat Lanteigne

“Kat wrote and staged her play Tainted about how families were impacted by the tainted blood crisis – Canada’s worst health disaster. She used her […]

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The National Post: Review

“It’s charming, frightening and finally very moving.” – The National Post Read full article (Scan)  

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Torontoist: Tainted is All Heart

Tainted adeptly dramatizes Canada’s tainted-blood scandal. BY NATALIE ZINA WALSCHOTS. Read the full article.  

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Mooney on Theatre: Review

“An emotionally heart wrenching story about Canada’s tainted blood scandal, Tainted is playing at Toronto’s Aki Studio Theatre” Read the full review By Sam Mooney.

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Playwright follows the trail of tainted blood: Globe and Mail

Playwright follows the trail of tainted blood: Globe and Mail. Read article on Globe and Mail Website

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Tainted brings blood scandal of 1980s to life on stage: Toronto Star

Writer hopes to avert other tragedies by having audience bear witness to events in the play. Read full article on Toronto Star website  

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Canadian Press – Tainted tells story of Canada’s blood scandal through affected family’s eyes

“TORONTO – It’s been called one of the worst public health crises in Canadian history — the contaminated blood scandal that left more than 1,000 […]

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Huffington Post: Canada’s Tainted Blood Crisis Isn’t Over

By Kat Lanteigne. I believe one of the most extraordinary aspects of live theatre is that the stories that unfold in front of us become […]

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Theatro Mania: Q&A – Tainted

Kat Lanteigne’s new play puts a family face on Canada’s infected blood scandal By Lauren Gillett. Read the full article.

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Theatre Worth Falling For: Toronto Star

“It’s a play by Kat Lanteigne called Tainted and it’s no coincidence that it premieres just before the 20th anniversary of the Krever Inquiry, which […]