19 May 2017

At Soulpepper: For Colored Girls…

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Soulpepper’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow is Enuf is now on at the Yonge Centre. Ntozake Shange’s play was originally written in 1974, but still resonates …

16 May 2017

I’m Doing This For You: A Skillful Experience of Attentive Storytelling

By // Theatre (Toronto)

What a delightful pleasure to familiarize myself with the unique performance style of Haley McGee for the first time…

13 May 2017

Angels in America: Parts I & II at the National

By // Theatre (London)

I’m gaslighting myself in going to the big shows. Shows that scream, shows that flash, shows that flail their banality around like spaghetti and people clap. They clap! They clap. …

13 May 2017

The COC’s Tosca

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The lights go down, the famous crashing motif begins and the curtain immediately flies up to reveal the chapel of a massive Roman church, into which an escaped prisoner appears, …

12 May 2017

Spotlight Australia: The Return by Circa

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The final offering of the Canadian Stage Spotlight Festival: Australia was The Return by Circa, a genre-defying combination of cirque and opera. The stage is shared equally between the circus …

12 May 2017

RISER 2017

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two Birds One Stone  “Some of this is true and some of it is not” Natasha Greenblatt says to openTwo Birds One Stone, which premiered as part of the Why …

11 May 2017

Praise Other Jesus

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Developed and collectively dramaturged by Public Recordings- a theatrical dance company with a distinctively eclectic aesthetic- Evan Webber’s alternative gospel narrative is a little bit biblical adaptation, a little bit …

10 May 2017

The Ferryman at the Royal Court

By // Theatre (London)

It was an Event. Jez Butterworth is The Playwright. An Architect. Racy and gnomic. Not a priori great—David Hare was The Playwright and he’s made no great work since Skylight. …

06 May 2017

Spotlight Australia: Meeting & Endings

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Meeting by Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe Sharing the space with 64 custom designed (Macindoe)…

05 May 2017

The COC’s Louis Riel

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There are a few refreshing intellectual, social, and theatrical ideas in Peter Hinton‘s new production of Harry Sommers’ 1967 Canadian history opera Louis Riel. The judgemental chorus seated high in …

04 May 2017

Radical System Art: Glory

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Glory, performed by Shay Kuebler’s company Radical System Art, hosted by DanceWorks at the Harbourfront Centre was a multi-media pleasure to take part in. The performance incorporated film in an …

03 May 2017

Q&A w/ Come From Away‘s Irene Sankoff & David Hein

By // Theatre

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Irene Sankoff & David Hein were nominated for two Tony Awards yesterday. In …

01 May 2017

City of Glass at the Lyric Hammersmith

By // Theatre (London)

Boy does this play keep you gripped. Partly a detective noir drama, partly a psychological thriller, partly an exploration of the human mind, City of Glass is filled with so …

30 April 2017

Tarragon’s Play with Songs

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Leaving the Tarragon Theatre after Midsummer, I realized that the play had brought me through a full spectrum of emotions. Happiness, sadness, despair, joy, anxiety, envy, pity, and all of …

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