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20 August 2017

13 The Musical by The British Theatre Academy

By // Theatre (London)

Jason Robert Brown is one of the most well-respected composers working in musical theatre today. His credits include Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years and Parade (my …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Erased: Billy and Bayard (A) Created and performed by the Queer Songbook Orchestra, featuring Andrew Broderick and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, the show weaves together the …

29 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: True North

By // Theatre (New York)

Soulpepper, a company of Toronto-based Canadian theatre artists, is doing a residency at the Signature Theatre complex for the month of July. If the concert they served up in honor …

23 July 2017

At Soulpepper: Billy Bishop Goes to War

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Eric Peterson is back once again performing Billy Bishop – a Canadian war hero from the First World War. Forty years since its creation, this production celebrates not just Peterson …

21 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: Spoon River

By // Theatre (New York)

Spoon River, currently running at the Pershing Square Signature Center in NYC, feels like what would happen if Our Town and the best parts of Americana-folk music had a baby. …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews About Time (A-) The Templeton Philharmonic always deliver creative, hilarious, insightful work. This excellent sketch show that glimpses moments …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXIV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Butt Kapinski (A) Deanna Fleysher’s one-person show is a parody of both the figure of the private eye and …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXIII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Diddlin’ Bibbles (A-) The true patron’s pick of the festival, every single person I talked to seemed to …

15 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Food Project (A-) A collective-oriented company, Theatre by Committee’s show is essentially a glorified commercial about the state …

15 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XIX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Hyena Subpoena (A-) Before the lights go down, the stage is set up as a campsite: a tent, a …

14 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XVIII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Songs for a New World Order (A-) As much as I didn’t like his sketch revue And Then It …

14 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XVII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Maddie’s Karaoke Birthday Party (A) This perfectly cast site-specific musical is the best thing composing team Barbara Johnston and …

06 July 2017

Carole King is Beautiful

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Carole King is a worthy musical heroine, an artist of prodigious talent and notable personality, and book writer Douglas McGrath has crafted her life story into a dramatically compelling piece …

23 May 2017

A Successful Contemporary Take on Onegin

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Based on Pushkin and Tchaikovsky’s nineteenth century poem and opera, respectively, with themes including love at first sight, unrequited love, and regret, one might be weary of another attempt to …