In New York in 2013, Flux Theatre Ensemble will produce Adams's play Sans Merci, directed by Heather Cohn; and Boomerang Theatre will produce Lickspittles, Buttonholers
and Damned Pernicious Go-Betweens, directed by John Hurley.
Noting this surge in interest, former NDP leader Ed Broadbent, one of electoral reform's staunchest buttonholers
, said recently on CBC Radio's "The House" that 15 years ago, people's eyes used to glaze over ten seconds into a conversation on electoral reform; now, he quipped, the glazing starts at 30 seconds.
They include such things as modified kitchen utensils, boxtop openers, buttonholers
, and spring-loaded scissors.