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08 May 2019

Musical Stage Co’s Next to Normal

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Looking at the programme before the start of The Musical Stage Co’s production of Brian Yorkie & Tom Kitt’s domestic rock drama Next To Normal, it’s hard to miss the design …

07 May 2019

Harry Potter and the TSO

By // Cinema Music

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) continues their hero’s job of showing all eight Harry Potter films with a live orchestra. The fifth iteration (Harry Potter and the Order of the …

07 May 2019

Game of Thrones: “The Last of the Starks”

By // TV

With two episodes left, it’s very clear to everyone involved – the producers, the audience, the actors and the set designers — that we need to pump the gas on …

06 May 2019

Hand to God at the Coal Mine

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hand to God is a really fucking weird play. Excuse the language but there’s really no other way to fully get the point across. This is some weird shit. Playwright …

04 May 2019

Musician Spotlight Series: Tara Kannangara

By // Music

The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on up-and-coming bands and solo acts creating heartfelt and original work across genres, giving them an opportunity to talk about their music, their …

03 May 2019

Timelessness and Hopefulness Appeal in Puccini’s La Bohème

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Several cast members made their mainstage Canadian Opera Company…

03 May 2019

Out is Back In

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the play OUT, first produced at the 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival, writer-performer Greg Campbell takes us on a personal walk in 1977 Montreal, channelling his autobiography through Glen as …

01 May 2019

Game of Thrones: The Seven Deaths in “The Long Night”

By // TV

Yes, more than seven people died, but the episode was too dark to really see them. Yes, there’s a heavy amount of symbolism in that darkness, the fear of the …

30 April 2019

Q&A: TSO Harry Potter Conductor Evan Mitchell

By // Cinema Music

The Sony Centre and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra are partnering again for the continuation of Harry Potter Film Concert Series with The Order of the Phoenix (the 5th, for those …

25 April 2019

As You Like It Bash’d

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre company Shakespeare BASH’d “is an actor initiative that… produces Shakespeare’s plays in social settings”, “with simple staging, clear and sympathetic language, and an emphasis on the text and actors …

25 April 2019

Traverse Theatre Company’s Mouthpiece by Kieran Hurley

By // Theatre (London)

Kieran Hurley creates a masterpiece with this fresh narrative of social inequality and artistic license. He writes an exceptional account of how story telling is sensitive and emotionally captivating particularly …

24 April 2019

Musician Spotlight Series: Chris Turner

By // Music

The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on up-and-coming bands and solo acts creating heartfelt and original work across genres, giving them an opportunity to talk about their music, their …

24 April 2019

Blu-ray + DVD Giveaway: A Dog’s Way Home

By // Cinema

It’s a tough world out there; we need dog movies. Sometimes what you need is a big-hearted, cynicism-free, lovely, tear-jerking, light-as-air movie where the biggest villains are coyotes because coyotes …

23 April 2019

The Ramones Non-Musical: Four Chords and a Gun

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In all of the subway posters and other promotional material around the city, the producers of Four Chords and a Gun have placed this description front and centre: “A Play …

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