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    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series

    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series

    Welcome to the 2016 Nominee Interview Series.

    Over the next few months we'll be posting exclusive Q&As with dozens of the artists nominated for this year's MyTheatre, MyTV and MyCinema Awards. Keep…

    The 2016 Nominee Interview Series
    My … Awards, 2016

    My … Awards, 2016

    Okay, so it wasn't our best year as humans, but lots of great people made lots of great stuff in 2016 and god dammit we're going to celebrate that stuff.

    This…

    My … Awards, 2016
    My Cinematic 2016

    My Cinematic 2016

    As I said in our awards announcement (and everyone has said basically every day for awhile now), this was not humanity's best year. But, you know what, it wasn't our…

    My Cinematic 2016
    2016 in TV

    2016 in TV

    TV might have saved 2016. Seriously, it wasn't the best pilot season network-wise (I'm still having nightmares about that CBS comedy slate) but how many shows were you passionately invested…

    2016 in TV
    Come From Away

    Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away

    "The world we live in today needs a good story". The packed house at the Toronto opening of Come From Away had been standing for awhile when Claude Elliott, former…

    Sankoff & Hein’s Come From Away
    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight

    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight…

    It's been a rough couple of weeks. Rough couple of months. All of 2016, really; it's kicking humanity's ass and it's hard to see any light in a tunnel that…

    In the Darkness, Search Out Moonlight…
    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016

    We're thrilled to be back at San Diego Comic-Con for the second year in a row!

    From Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24th, editors Kelly Bedard and Rachael Nisenkier will…

    San Diego Comic-Con, 2016
    Asians in Hollywood

    Scarlett, Strange & Schmidt: Asians in Hollyw…

    It’s been a very uncomfortable week for me as an Asian-American media consumer. It started Tuesday, with the new Doctor Strange trailer, continued Thursday as stills of Scarlett Johansson in…

    Scarlett, Strange & Schmidt: Asians in Hollyw…
    Critics in Conversation: Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members

    Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members

    Originally published on July 13, 2015 on Fabiana's personal blog The Educated Procrastinator

    ...

    Don Aucoin of the Boston Globe wrote a piece thunderously applauding Patti LuPone’s recent stage antics: during a…

    Calling out Tech-Dependent Audience Members
    <em>Hamilton</em>: An American Musical

    Hamilton: An American Musical

    Who tells your story?

    For generations to come, Alexander Hamilton can be thankful that Lin-Manuel Miranda chose to tell his in the new musical Hamilton, inspired by Ron Chernow’s biography on…

    Hamilton: An American Musical
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    Yes Ma’am, Honey: RuPaul’s Drag Race Returns

    By // TV

    One of the highlights of my 2016 was watching all 8 regular seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race and both seasons of All Stars. So, while I can’t say I’m a …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Mikaela Dyke (II)

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of Circlesnake Productions’ newly minted Artistic Producers, Mikaela Dyke deserves much of …

    My Theatre

    On Stage in TO: Millennials

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    People, especially non-millennials, love to talk about millennials. We’ve been dissected, scrutinized and written about to truly remarkable extents. The latest Survivor season was all about examining what makes us …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Shaista Latif

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series…

    My Cinema

    My Cinematic 2016: 81-100

    By // Cinema

    For the past four years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Anne-Marie Piazza

    By // Theatre (London)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Best Actress nominee Anne-Marie Piazza brought light and love and lots of cleverness …

    My Theatre

    Theatrefront’s Orange Dot

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    The Orange Dot, a Theatrefront presentation, is all about mansplaining. If you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years and don’t know what mansplaining is, then this …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Lisa Berry

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The beautiful, prolific and formidable Lisa Berry scored her second MyTheatre Award nomination this …

    My Games

    Zelda‘s Problem with Women

    By // Games

    I’ve been thoroughly enjoying Zelda: Breath of the Wild but its portrayal of women is really brutal. With few exceptions, women in Hyrule are presented as meek, giddy, fashion-obsessed idiots …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Alec Toller

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series…

    My Theatre

    TO Sketchfest 2016: Part 3

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Check out Parts 1 & 2 of our SketchFest coverage. The Defiant Thomas Brothers This American duo clearly prides itself on being edgy (just look at that promo shot :s) …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Dame Judy Dench

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Clever, quirky and insightful sketch troupe Dame Judy Dench is nominated for the …

    My Sports

    The NHL’s Best Bets

    By // Sports

    After an exciting season, the NHL regular season will be soon drawing to a close. Here are my picks for who’s looking best if you’re placing bets on the cup. …

    My Theatre

    Nominee Interview Series: Keira Loughran

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Canada’s biggest and most famous theatre company- The Stratford Festival- sometimes gets bogged …