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18 December 2017

Mirvish’s Idols & Illusions

By // Theatre (Toronto)

To supplement their mainstage season of big American tours, Toronto’s one real commercial theatre presenter Mirvish Productions has been bringing in slightly smaller shows produced by Canadian companies to occupy …

10 December 2017

On Stage in TO: Small to Big

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I went back and forth on the title of this On Stage in TO roundup, the options being “small to big” and “best to worst” because both descriptions apply to …

09 December 2017

Featured Event: Shakespeare-in-Hospitals La Maschera Gala

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Over the last three months, Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s ensemble has been touring…

07 December 2017

Friday Night at Bad Dog

By // Theatre (Toronto)

One of my favourite Toronto theatre activities is to pick a night to show up at the Bad Dog Theatre at Bloor & Ossington and just park it. I camp …

25 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: King Lear w/ James Graham

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

24 November 2017

Christmas DVD Giveaway: Sabrina the Teenage Witch

By // TV

To celebrate the release of their new Classic TV Christmas DVDs, Paramount Home Entertainment has given us a copy Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Christmas Episodes to give away to one …

19 November 2017

Netflix, 30 Minutes at a Time: Part III

By // TV

I love half hour television. Most of my favourite shows are half hours- not necessarily comedies, but half hours. Peak TV has led to a boom in genre rebellion, shows …

18 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Timon w/ Jessi McCarthy & Owen Schmitt

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world…

17 November 2017

Christmas DVD Giveaway: The Brady Bunch

By // TV

To celebrate the release of their new Classic TV Christmas DVDs, Paramount Home Entertainment has given us a copy A Very Brady Christmas to give away to one lucky reader. For …

14 November 2017

DVD Update: Fall, 2017

By // Cinema

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution (with a bonus new release from Dark Sky Films).  Movies A new thriller, a classic comedy, and an …

13 November 2017

Dinner & a Show

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I can’t stay awake at the theatre if I don’t eat first but it’s sometimes hard to figure out where to go, especially if you’re not super familiar with the …

12 November 2017

Netflix, 30 Minutes at a Time: Part II

By // TV

I love half hour television. Most of my favourite shows are half hours- not necessarily comedies, but half hours. Peak TV has led to a boom in genre rebellion, shows …

11 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Merchant w/ Lauren Horejda

By // Theatre

With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

10 November 2017

Christmas DVD Giveaway: Frasier

By // TV

To celebrate the release of their new Classic TV Christmas DVDs, Paramount Home Entertainment has given us a copy Frasier: Christmas Episodes to give away to one lucky reader. For your …

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