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19 October 2016

Keffiyeh/Made in China

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I am not normally a fan of plays where the action moves around, with the audience moving with it. My ideal theatre experience is sitting down, quiet and comfortable. At …

13 August 2016

SummerWorks ’16: Part V

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Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Goggles Must Be Worn at All Times (B+) Strange, arcane, and with a level of technical wizardry that can …

10 August 2016

SummerWorks ’16: Part III

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Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Soliloquy in English (A) Hidden away on the top of the Theatre Centre roof, 6 strangers read a book …

08 July 2016

Toronto Fringe ’16: Part XXII

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Weird: The Witches of Macbeth (A) Absolutely exquisite and mind blowing in its execution, Weird is the story of …

05 July 2016

Toronto Fringe ’16: Part XV

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Blind to Happiness (A) An absolute must see. Tim C Murphy shines as a socially awkward dishwasher, an aspiring …

04 July 2016

Toronto Fringe ’16: Part X

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Bitesized (A-) As the opening monologue states, this is a show about things you love. It’s also about harder …

03 July 2016

Toronto Fringe ’16: Part VI

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Happiness™ (A-) A tight, impressively choreographed number about two travelling salesmen selling, you guessed it, happiness. Impressive performances from both …

15 June 2016

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

By // Books

Two half sisters, an ocean and a world away, give birth to two completely different dynasties. Homegoing follows these families through interwoven tales of love, heartbreak, classism, racism and the …

05 June 2016

Rape is Real And Everywhere: A Comedy Tour

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Is it ever okay to tell a rape joke? To laugh at a rape joke? A new comedy show entitled “Rape is Real and Everywhere” is touring across the country, …

01 June 2016

Views from the Second City 

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Living in a post-Rob Ford era, you could be forgiven for thinking that all the jokes about Canadians can and have been made. But what Second City does, they do …

06 May 2016

Heroes and Barbarians: The COC’s Maometto II

By // Theatre (Toronto)

For anyone seeking reassurance that opera still has a place in the modern world, Maometto II is an excellent place to start. Directed by David Alden, the COC’s current production …

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