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19 September 2017

Theatre by Committee’s Omnium Gatherum

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According to old rules of etiquette, it’s impolite to discuss sex, politics, or religion at a dinner party. Theatre by Committee’s Omnium Gatherum tackles all three with gusto, throwing in …

18 September 2017

Miss at The Assembly

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I rewrote the title of this article about four times. I worry that the one I settled on is misleading- it sounds like an old timey newspaper headline declaring that …

11 September 2017

Shaw ’17: See

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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

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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

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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 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VII

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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 …

11 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VI

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE The Only Good Indian (B+) It’s difficult to grade this solo show from Pandemic Theatre because half its runtime is just a “long table” …

10 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part V

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Explosions for the 21st Century (A-) My favourite SummerWorks show this year, Christopher Ross-Ewart’s philosophical and practical lecture on sound design is both an …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part IV

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Pearle Harbour’s Chautaqua (A+) [Ed. Note: A+ is the highest grade we give but, just for the record, MM’s official submission was “A+++++++”] This is …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part III

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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 …

07 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part II

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE August, Augusta (A) Created, choreographed, and directed by Jocelyn Mah, and winner of The Winchester Prize, this piece depicts two musicians and a trio …

05 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part I

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE White Man’s Indian (A) This is a story that needs to be told and should be told but is not for the faint of …

03 August 2017

SummerWorks, 2017

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The 2017 SummerWorks Performance Festival runs August 3-13 and our staff is on hand to cover pretty much everything. Check back at this page throughout the festival for all of …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXV

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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 …

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