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29 October 2018

The Toronto Irish Players’ Dancing at Lughnasa

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Exploring the distance between what appears to be true and what actually is, Dancing at Lughnasa is a bittersweet memory play about five sisters in depression-era Donegal.  Set in 1936, when Michael …

18 October 2018

Obsidian’s Darktown presents Judas Noir

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Adapted and directed by Leighton Alexander Williams, BDB Productions’ Judas Noir…

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXIII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Generally Hospital (A) Proving that humour can be found even in the most serious of places, Generally Hospital is …

12 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews How to be FEARLESS! (with Roxy Roberts) (A) Fed up with being harassed, stalked, and threatened, Roxy Roberts (Playwright/Performer …

08 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part VI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Robert. (A-) Produced by Lark & Whimsy Collective, playwright Briana Brown’s tragicomedy about family, identity, and loss depicts the …

02 May 2018

“Music Theatre”: Picnic in the Cemetery

By // Music

Billed as “music theatre”, Njo Kong Kie’s first production in his residency with Canadian Stage is more of a concert with multimedia aspects than it is a piece of theatre. …

17 April 2018

The 2017 Critics’ Pick Award Winners: Theatre

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On April 16th, 350 artists, arts administrators, arts critics, and arts everything else gathered at The Great Hall in Toronto to celebrate another year of creativity, ambition, talent, and hard …

05 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Jordana Daumec

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. National Ballet of Canada First Soloist Jordana Daumec is a strong …

29 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Piotr Stanczyk

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Principal Dancer Piotr Stancyzk’s strong features have made him a popular …

28 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: David Mackett

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series…

25 March 2018

Theatre Smith-Gilmour’s Les Misérables

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Victor Hugo’s nineteenth century classic about Jean Valjean, a man who steals a loaf of bread to feed his starving family, spends nineteen years in prison, and begins a new …

18 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Sonia Rodriguez

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. In 28 years with the National Ballet of Canada, Principal Dancer …

26 February 2018

Daniel Pagett’s Homewrecker

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Homewrecker, a new two-hander play by Daniel Pagett, raises questions about who is to blame for the end of a marriage; Is it the husband who cheated, the other woman …

26 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Mia Raye Smith

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Mia Raye Smith made her Toronto Fringe Festival debut with I …

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