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18 May 2020

Nominee Interview Series: The Particulars‘ Matthew McKenzie & Simon Bracken

By // Theatre

Before we announce the winners of the 2019 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present…

24 February 2020

Canadian Stage: How to Fail As a Popstar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

How to Fail As a Popstar… Is it a love letter or is it a break up song? After watching Vivek Shraya’s debut play, now playing at Canadian Stage’s Berkeley …

13 February 2020

Tarragon: This Was the World

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Ellie Moon’s This Was the World, now playing at The Tarragon Theatre, Extra Space, endeavours to take on the notions of white privilege and white fragility, and does so unapologetically. …

17 January 2020

Kemi Projects’ Known

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Jennifer Dallas, Artistic Director of Kẹmi Contemporary Dance Projects, says that she is inspired by choreographers who are playing in the cracks between disciplines. Dallas herself has been able to …

24 December 2019

The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical in Toronto

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical, presented by TO Live at Meridian Hall, was a breakout Broadway success in 2017/2018 garnering 12 Tony Award nominations and is the first in what TO …

22 November 2019

Anosh Irani’s Buffoon at Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Clowning is an art. A wise woman who has spent most of her adult life performing as a both a theatre and a circus clown once told me that clowning …

14 November 2019

Factory’s Fresh Trout Stanley

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Traditionally, the Gothic aesthetic has dabbled with imagery of the supernatural, haunted castles, and other spooky fare. It is more reminiscent of Stoker’s Dracula lurking around Transylvanian castles than velour …

16 October 2019

Blood Pact’s Dock Mother God Society

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Set in the British Columbia town of Kelowna against the backdrop of the worst wildfire season in Canadian history, Dock Mother God Society, Blood Pact Theatre’s latest production, is the …

08 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part IV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Clotheswap (A-) I love a good in-real-life clothes swap, so I was quite excited to see Amanda Barker’s and …

06 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE.  Night Cows (A) A percussive heartbeat punctuates the soundscape of Night Cows/Les vaches de nuits. Eléonore Lamothe sits curled …

07 April 2019

Australia’s Hot Brown Honey is Irresistible

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sitting high above the crowd, atop her glorious hive at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, is emcee for the evening Busty Beatz. The Queen Bee of Hot Brown …

08 March 2019

ARC’s Human Animals

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Toronto has a complicated relationship with the wildlife that we share our urban terrain with in 2019. To many, maybe most, these animals are pests. They break into our attics …

14 January 2019

After the Fire, a Fort MacMurray story

By // Theatre (Toronto)

After the Fire, the latest offering from indigenous playwright Matthew MacKenzie, is a powerfully dramatic yet darkly comedic take on the aftermath of Canada’s costliest natural disaster, the wildfires that …

15 November 2018

Martha Rose Productions presents Between the Sheets

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I am an elementary school teacher. I have participated in hundreds of parent-teacher interviews, but I’ve never had an experience like the one portrayed in Jordi Mand’s Between the Sheets! …

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