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26 July 2017

Cyd Casados’ Permanence

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Produced and presented by Libby Brodie Productions, Permanence is an hour long emotional tornado. And I mean that in a good way. Written by Cyd Casados, the play depicts the …

24 July 2017

Game of Thrones: “Stormborn” and Restless

By // TV

When it comes to second episodes of a new season of Game of Thrones, you don’t expect them to be over an hour in length. Of course, it needs to …

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 …

22 July 2017

My Top 10 of 2017 So Far

By // Music

We’re just past the halfway point of the year, and I wanted to share which releases I feel are frontrunners for my year end list. As well, this way people …

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. …

21 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: Of Human Bondage

By // Theatre (New York)

Soulpepper’s Of Human Bondage features a strong cast of talented actors, and some truly innovative staging. Unfortunately, it’s not enough to save the production from a tiresome story filled with …

21 July 2017

The Surge: Better Living Through Dismemberment

By // Games

It’s a common enough problem: the enemies you’re facing in a video game have cooler stuff than you. It’s a common frustration, when slaying one of these enemies that for …

17 July 2017

Game of Thrones: What the World Looks Like Now

By // TV

Many of the fans are asking questions of the new season of Game of Thrones. People want to know when the army of the dead will march on Eastwatch. They …

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 …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Seat Next to the King (A) Brilliantly acted by festival breakout Kwaku Okyere and Conor Ling (whom I …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Snap! (A-) I don’t know what I expected from Snap! but it wasn’t to be so charmed by this …

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 …