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13 September 2017

The Second City Toronto’s Party People

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Party Today (Panic Tomorrow) is an apt name for The Second City Toronto’s silliest and least political mainstage show in a few cycles. There are moments when the bold political …

12 September 2017

The National Theatre’s Follies

By // Theatre (London)

Follies is, in one way, exactly what you might expect from a 1971 work by the noted musical dramatist Stephen Sondheim, in that it’s a true spectacle, with lyrics that …

12 September 2017

FAN EXPO ’17: The Many Voices of Jennifer Hale

By // Games

So, you might not know Jennifer Hale’s name, but chances are you know one of her many, many voices. Perhaps most famous these days for her iconic role as Commander …

12 September 2017

FAN EXPO ’17: The Legendary Tim Curry- As Awesome As You’d Hope

By // Cinema

Sitting down to Tim Curry’s first-ever audience Q&A, I was filled with both antici….PATION…

11 September 2017

ASMRtist

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sarah Marchand and Matt Jones have collaborated to write and create a theatre ASMR experience: the show incorporates elements of ASMR (in both performance and social media) while telling the …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: See

By // Theatre

I was really hard on the Stratford productions I didn’t like this year but it was actually a pretty strong season and the things that were good were Really good. …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: See

By // Theatre

This was not my favourite season at The Shaw Festival. They had fewer bad productions than Stratford but they didn’t have as many great ones either. The best production of …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: So-So

By // Theatre

In a really pretty strong Stratford season, these mostly good productions fell to the middle of the pack because other things were better, not because they were bad at all. …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: So-So

By // Theatre

The thing to understand about the so-so list for The Shaw Festival this year is that they’re all pretty good productions; they mostly didn’t make the cut to be must-sees …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: Skip

By // Theatre

I promise everything gets better from here. Please keep in mind that I refuse to pull punches so you can believe me when I tell you you really should see …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: Skip

By // Theatre

Though little stood too far above the pack this year at the Shaw Festival (“so-so” really carried the season over there), it’s remarkable that there’s only one show I think …

07 September 2017

The MyEntWord Podcast: NFL Roundtable

By // Sports

American Football season kicks off tonight with the Chiefs vs. the Patriots. To get you ready for the season, we’ve assembled a great panel of sports enthusiasts; not statisticians and …

04 September 2017

Skinner Box Storytelling: Fists, Feet, Aliens, & Cylons

By // Games

Click Here to read previous instalments of Skinner Box Storytelling.  My new show is open so I’ve got a bit more time to play games. Here’s what I’ve dipped into this …

04 September 2017

Talk Radio at the Old Red Lion Theatre

By // Theatre (London)

Late Night, tell-it-how-it-is radio — a premise with the potential for shocking, humorous and meaningful dialogue, but Eric Bogosian’s play lacks depth and originality, with this production feeling in turns …

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