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11 December 2018

Slava’s Snowshow Blows into the Bluma

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The return of Slava’s Snow Show to Toronto, staged at the Bluma Appel Theatre, is a resounding success. The show is everything it promises to be – truly a night …

09 December 2018

Coal Mine’s Improvised Holiday Wonder Pageant

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The opening night of Coal Mine Theatre’s improv holiday show, The Wonder Pageant, was a hit, a WONDER-ful success. All performers demonstrated comedic accomplishment, unlike your author, and were fully …

26 November 2018

Crow’s Studio: What I Call Her

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What I Call Her is a new play written by Ellie Moon and performed in partnership with Crow’s Theatre. Opening night was a great success, filled with the thrill and …

10 November 2018

Circa’s HUMANS

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Australian touring company Circa has graced Toronto’s stage again, and we loved it. Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz’s newest creation, HUMANS, gives everyone a little of what they want. There were …

26 October 2018

The LOT’s Producers– A Conversation

By and // Theatre (Toronto)

As part of the Fall 2018 programme, the Lower Ossington Theatre has mounted The Producers! Any chance to see this show in any form should be taken – totally hilarious, …

18 October 2018

Ain’t Too Proud to Love Ain’t Too Proud

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Watching Mirvish’s production of Ain’t Too Proud was an absolute joy. I am a bigtime Motown music lover, and was so excited for the evening of music and to learn …

13 October 2018

Krapp’s Last Tape Remounted

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The production of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape, performed at the Theatre Passe Muraille, is truly a wonder. A perfect stage for a one-man play, actor Bob Nasmith shines. Like …

09 October 2018

Talking Treaties Spectacle at Fort York

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I am always interested and excited to see performances (dance, theatre, music) that are setting-specific, designed for the performance space. There is something special and unique that happens when a …

16 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews fantasylover (A+) fantasylover was weird and wonderful. The characters presented onstage were so clear and defined, and had the …

23 February 2018

DanceWorks: Prevailing Voices

By // Theatre

On a dreary Thursday night in February, I went to see two wonderful women bare their souls through dance at the Pia Bouman School’s Scotiabank Theatre, and I’m so glad …

17 November 2017

7 Fingers’ triptyque

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The best word I can think of to describe The 7 Fingers’ new show triptyque is magical. I know, I know, cheesy. But when a show can really make me feel, bring …

15 November 2017

Janak Khendry’s Life Eternal

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Janak Khendry Dance Company’s presentation of Life Eternal is the crowning jewel of a tight-knit community. The performance is steeped in the history and religious traditions of India, and …

28 October 2017

Andrea Nann’s Dual Light

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Dual Light is another success for choreographer and artistic director Andrea Nann. In such a wonderful time of exploratory art and experimentation with multi-media, I was honestly ready for a …

11 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Icône Pop (A) The scene for Icône Pop is set as the audience walks into the blackbox theatre at The Theatre Centre with singer Mykalle …

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