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04 March 2020

On Tour: Us/Them

By // Theatre (Toronto)

For those who enjoy booking a play without knowing anything about it, Us/Them may provide a shock. It did for an elementary school teacher in attendance. The subject matter was …

19 December 2019

Patrick Combs’ Cash Me If You Can

By // Theatre (Toronto)

We all love a David and Goliath story, and Patrick Combs’ is a good one. In 1995, he received a cheque for $95,093.35 from a junk mailing scheme. Broke in …

09 October 2019

Bob Dylan’s Girl from the North Country

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Set in Duluth, Minnesota in winter 1934, Girl from the North Country is not a typical musical. Understated and thoughtful, this Depression-era drama does not conform to what people might …

29 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster (2018)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

11 March 2019

Mirvish presents Jersey Boys

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s very easy to understand how Jersey Boys has been such a big hit with audiences around the world. Combining the feel-good hits of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons …

24 February 2019

Sting’s Last Ship at the Princess of Wales

By // Theatre (Toronto)

From success in the UK to sinking on Broadway, The Last Ship has enjoyed a mixed reception around the world. Though not always plain sailing, Sting’s musical has launched successfully …

23 January 2019

Hair at Hart House

By // Theatre (Toronto)

When the musical Hair opened 50 years ago, it made a real splash. A sexy, psychedelic, energetic show about young people seeking freedom and love at a time of huge …

13 October 2018

Howland’s Wolves at Crow’s

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sarah Delappe’s The Wolves is one of the finest pieces of theatre I’ve had the pleasure to see. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Howland Company’s production has everything. …

02 October 2018

Unit 102 presents Isaac’s Eye

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s said that Sir Isaac Newton believed in a mysterious substance called ‘ether’ which surrounded everyone – a belief which helped him on the road to many discoveries. The thing …

08 June 2018

Sancho: An Act of Remembrance at Wilton’s Music Hall

By // Theatre (London)

The story of Charles Ignatius Sancho is astonishing…

30 April 2018

The Writer at the Almeida Theatre

By // Theatre (London)

Every now and then a play comes along which helps to define its time. Ella Hickson’s The Writer does just that. With an explosive script, stunning design, and phenomenal acting …

15 April 2018

Coconut by The Thelmas and Ovalhouse

By // Theatre (London)

Coconut, a new dark comedy playing at the Ovalhouse, is a witty and moving portrayal of life in contemporary Britain for a British Muslim woman. Based on the real experiences …

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