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18 February 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Elizabeth Saunders

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Elizabeth Saunders-Brown is a theatre director, teacher, writer and actor, known …

26 November 2018

Crows Mainspace: Middletown

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This Crow’s remount of the 2017 Shaw production of Will Eno’s Middletown, is the story of a generic town, equidistant from its neighbouring towns, with a stable population, elevation, not too …

15 November 2018

Bobby Del Rio’s Power Struggle

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Writer/director Bobby Del Rio’s ambitious attempt to take on the ever-relevant themes of rape and trauma is an admirable undertaking with an uneven execution. Del Rio points out in the …

01 November 2018

Hannah Moscovitch & Maev Beaty’s Secret Life

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Secret Life of a Mother at the Theatre Centre is a stunning exploration of the raw, invisible, and gritty realities of two women’s experiences of parenthood. Created by Hannah Moscovitch, …

09 May 2018

Crave Productions’ ’94 Club: based on true events

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Thalia Kane’s new play offers up a dark version of four young women’s coming of age in a rural Canadian high school. While the script needs some development, the play …

02 May 2018

40 Days and 40 Nights

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Love is a daunting theme on which to base any kind of project, not least because it’s been written about for thousands of years, and any attempt to say something …

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 …

08 April 2018

Howland Plays Punk Rock

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The smaller space at the Crow’s Nest Theatre is a great venue for The Howland Company’s production of Punk Rock, a show that inspires both admiration on a production level …

31 March 2018

Bloom at Buddies

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Set in a dystopic future post-war landscape and based on T. S. Eliot’s Wasteland, Bloom is a story of an old war veteran, Gerontion (Peter Farbridge), a young boy who …

29 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Shruti Kothari

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Anusree Roy’s Little Pretty and the Exceptional was a part of …

22 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Kay Brattan & St. Stella

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Kay Brattan has worked as a stage manager, writer, and, since Lysistrata, …

17 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Jessica Hiemstra

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. She may be experienced in design and installation but Pencil Kit …

05 March 2018

Moscovitch’s Tarragon Bunny

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rarely am I so entirely delighted with almost every moment of a production as I was with Hannah Moscovitch’s new play Bunny, on at the Tarragon until April 1st. In …

26 February 2018

A Chekhov Midsummer

By // Theatre

The Chekhov Collective’s Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightfully entertaining escape from the brutal winter weather into a different kind of natural disorder, and while fairly brief (running time is …

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