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    <em>Game of Thrones</em>: The Warden of the North

    Game of Thrones: The Warden of the North…

    First they killed Stannis the Mannis, and now Spruce Bolton.

    I don’t think I loved a ‘bad guy’ on Game of Thrones more than I loved Roose Bolton. Tywin was the…

    Game of Thrones: The Warden of the North…
    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…
    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy

    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy

    *originally published 03/12/2016

    Let’s take a minute to talk about fantasy. As a rule, your heroes are displaced, usually by circumstances seemingly out of their control. Occasionally, they are revealed to…

    GOT & The Changing Face of Fantasy
    Broadway’s <em>The Crucible</em> is Bewitching

    Broadway’s Crucible is Bewitching

    A Tamaskan dog prowls on a deserted set adorned with toppled student desks – a “wolf” relishing the eerie atmosphere (and undoubtedly sensing the unease of the audience members who…

    Broadway’s Crucible is Bewitching
    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series

    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series

    Welcome to the 2015 Nominee Interview Series.

    This Year’s Interview Series Includes…

    Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah
    (MyTheatre: Toronto- Outstanding Actress, We Are Proud to Present…/Outstanding Supporting Actress, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot)
    The dynamic and empathetic Khadijah…

    The 2015 Nominee Interview Series
    My … Awards, 2015

    My … Awards, 2015

    Now that 2015 is finally over, it's time to celebrate the year that was and the art that was made.

    This is home base for our entire 2015 Awards Season. Starting…

    My … Awards, 2015
    My Cinematic 2015

    My Cinematic 2015

    Three years into this year-end tradition and the list just keeps getting longer. Last year's rankings of every new release movie I saw topped out at 110 but this year I…

    My Cinematic 2015
    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Resurrection Press Room

    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Re…

    CLICK HERE to read our full coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2015.

    I loved the CW3PR Behind the Music events at Comic-Con this year. The first of the two, featuring composers…

    SDCC ‘15: Behind the Music- Crime, Death & Re…
    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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    My Theatre Improvathon2015

    The 9th Annual London Improvathon at the Lost Theatre

    By // Theatre (London)

    I had doubts about London improv: we lack institutions (the equivalent UCBs and ImprovOlympics)…

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    DVD Update: April/May 2016

    By // TV

    It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution and Elevation Pictures. Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser Nah, who needs standup on DVD? This is Netflix’s …

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    The Toxic Avenger at the Southwark Playhouse

    By // Theatre (London)

    An intelligent and knowing comedy musical that remains totally aware of itself throughout, not shying away from its farcical nature but rather embracing it. This show is fun but polished …

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    Game of Thrones: The Warden of the North

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    First they killed Stannis the Mannis, and now Spruce Bolton. I don’t think I loved a ‘bad guy’ on Game of Thrones more than I loved Roose Bolton. Tywin was …

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    The COC’s Carmen

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Directed by Joel Ivany in his mainstage debut with the Canadian Opera Company and designed by Michael Yeargan (set) and Francois St-Aubin (costumes), the COC’s current production of Carmen (onstage …

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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

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    Tina Fey’s film about an Afghanistan war correspondent isn’t strictly a comedy but I wouldn’t call it a dark comedy (where the comedy comes from the darkness) or a dramedy …

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    The Skullcap Collective’s Blue on Blue

    By // Theatre (London)

    It starts weak and ends strong. For a play about a physically-disabled protagonist, it pays to have the action centre on how he cares for others rather than himself. Despite …

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    The Night Manager

    By // TV

    The Night Manager is a stylish new thriller based on the 1993 John le Carre novel of the same name. The Night Manager has been updated to a modern setting, …

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    H.M.S. Pinafore at the Hackney Empire

    By // Theatre (London)

    It may seem strange to think of an all-male cast in 2016 where some of the actors put on feminine voices to portray the female characters. Is it too strange? …

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    Uncomfortable Symptoms of Change: An Indigenous Dance Double Bill

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Luu hlotitxw: Spirit Transformingby Dancers of Damelahamin and Lara Kramer’s NGS (Native Girl Syndrome) was a provocative pairing …

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    Comedy Tonight (tonight)

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    True Blue (Bad Dog Theatre Company- improv) I lied (“everybody lies” says the poster for this show). The title of this post is Comedy Tonight but the first piece I’m …

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    Sweet Bytes: Onemore Night, Over Too Fast

    By // Games

    Sweet Bytes is a series of articles that highlights fun, unique video games that you can play through in an afternoon. Onemore Night is an interesting little morsel of a …

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    Unit 102’s Of Mice and Men

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    John Steinbeck’s novella is such a staple of middle and high school reading lists that it may be easy (in my experience, at least) for it to blend into a …

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    On Stage in TO: Let’s Talk

    By // Theatre (Toronto)

    Scarberia (Young People’s Theatre) As the lights dimmed on Evan Placey’s coast-jumping, Shakespeare-referencing, mind-bending one-act about two sets of teenage boys tied together by a young woman who goes missing …