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06 October 2017

How to Drown Gracefully

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Bathroom intimacy is a key part of any romantic relationship. Worst opening sentence ever? I stand by it only because Filament Incubator’s production of Becky Tanton’s How to Drown Gracefully …

28 September 2017

Theatre Inamorata’s Gray

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The social world envisioned by Oscar Wilde in his famous novel is overpopulated with vain and calculating social-climbers. It remains a merciless, appropriately florid thesis on how desire and vanity …

15 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XIX

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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 …

13 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XIII

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Multiple Organism (A-) Puppetry, shadow-play, nudity, digital cameras, tooth brushes and breast-filled vistas all combine to make the most …

10 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part VII

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Self-Ish (B+) It says a lot about the strength of Diana Bang’s performance in this one-woman piece (and my …

13 May 2017

The COC’s Tosca

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The lights go down, the famous crashing motif begins and the curtain immediately flies up to reveal the chapel of a massive Roman church, into which an escaped prisoner appears, …

03 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Patricia Cano

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Patricia Cano is a Canadian actor and singer who has performed around the …

29 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Geoffrey Armour

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Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Raised in Toronto and Goderich, Geoffrey Armour cut his teeth as an adolescent …

21 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Shaista Latif

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series…

14 January 2017

Wolf Manor’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

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John Patrick Shanley is likely best known as the writer of Doubt: A Parable, the Pulitzer-Prize winning four-hander that was turned into the slightly over-embellished 2008 film starring Meryl Streep …

06 November 2016

Pre-texting: The (Post) Mistress

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Patricia Cano slays Tomson Highway’s latest work, a cabaret-play hybrid that charts a typical afternoon in the life of a Métis post office worker in Northern Ontario. Featuring a full …

31 October 2016

Certain Bodies: Breathing Corpses

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The blatant irony of a title like Breathing Corpses, as with something like The Walking Dead, is that it is the ostensibly living characters who are all to some degree …

17 October 2016

Incubating: Tire Swing

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Unless you are blessed from an early age with extreme self-awareness, patience, and unshakeable self-confidence, then your adolescence was (or is going to be) probably very fraught. It’s a period …

11 September 2016

Re-entering The Container

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I can only imagine that the experience of a refugee is one of exhaustion, fear, and utter resolve. But it must be one of tedium as well; so much time …

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