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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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    Remounted: Slip

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    Walking into the theatre, the audience also walks into a crime scene. Chairs line the walls of Tarragon’s upstairs workspace, facing the middle of the room where a woman in …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Qasim Khan

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    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Soulpepper alum Qasim Khan is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor this year for …

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    Beauty and the Sheep

    By // Cinema

    I am a straight up sucker. Just take my money. Seriously. Take my money. This is the dark truth of my movie consumption habits. A fatal flaw I’ve had to …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Geoffrey Armour

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Raised in Toronto and Goderich, Geoffrey Armour cut his teeth as an adolescent …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Patrick McManus

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The acting company at The Shaw Festival is second to none because of …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Joe Pagnan

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Ryerson grad Joe Pagnan’s Outstanding Set & Costume Design-nominated work on Obsidian Theatre’s …

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    guys, Everything might actually be GreatAgain

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    2017 sucks, everything’s scary, America’s crumbling into ruins and taking the rest of the world down with it, blah blah blah; this we all know and, if you don’t, well, …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Claire Hill

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Scenographer Claire Hill is one of only a handful of designers really defining …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Fiona Sauder

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Bad Hats Theatre Co-Artistic Director Fiona Sauder adapted (with Reanne Spitzer) and played …

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    Nominee Interview Series: Anders Yates

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Anders Yates is one of my favourite improvisers in the city (or anywhere, …

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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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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…