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06 November 2018

A George F Walker Double Bill at The Assembly

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Two small, run-down apartments are the settings for two new George F. Walker plays, which taken together complete his Parkdale Palace Trilogy (begun with last year’s The Chance, which I …

18 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part V

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Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Third World (B+) & ZAYO (A) Movement and stories of obstacles overcome merge in these two fascinating, viscerally performed …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXV

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Birds Make Me Think About Freedom (B+) This ensemble work is a powerful and powerfully collaborative look at the …

11 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XVI

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Anatomy of a Dancer (A-) Breakaway Entertainment are putting on an exuberant song and dance show about the life …

10 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XI

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Moonstruck (A-) When an improv show is good, there’s really only so much you can really say in attempting …

07 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part III

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Everyone Wants a T-Shirt! (A-) Exuberant, absurdist and smart, this Prairie Fire, Please production is a hilarious satire of …

30 May 2018

Seven Siblings’ Frozen

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Trauma reverberates through a life in ways that are almost always unquantifiable, and it is a state that lends Bryony Lavery the title of her 1998 play, produced by Seven …

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 …

22 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Mamito Kukwikila

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Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Outstanding Supporting Actress nominee Mamito Kukwikila is an actor, writer and producer …

17 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Andy Trithardt (2017)

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Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. While Andy Trithardt is an actor whose exciting and varied work …

16 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Tennille Read

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Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. A performer in both theatre and film, Tennille Read is well-established …

06 October 2017

How to Drown Gracefully

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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 …

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