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22 November 2017

Poison at The Coal Mine

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Poison, currently on at The Coal Mine Theatre, is a story about two people. Actually, it’s a story about three people. We open on a man (Ted Dykstra) waiting in …

17 November 2017

Soulpepper’s Goat

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Edward Albee’s The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia? is currently on at Soulpepper, directed by Alan Dilworth. I love this play for so many reasons, not least of which is …

15 November 2017

Daughter, Remounted

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Adam Lazarus’s play Daughter is about masculinity. Or rather: it is a play about toxic masculinity. Or, even more accurately: it is a play about the ways in which the patriarchy …

08 November 2017

Julia Jarcho’s Grimly Handsome

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Grimly Handsome is a relatively new play by New York playwright Julia Jarcho. Directed by Jay Turvey, this three hander stars Julia Course, Jeff Irving and Ben Sanders as a …

30 October 2017

Grab ‘Em By the Pussy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rouvan Silogix is angry about the state of the world, and very understandably so. And what better way to channel that anger than to create a farce about the contemporary …

25 October 2017

Scapegoat Introduces Cloud

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Daniel Pagett’s new play Cloud is about connections both human and technological. The narrative traces two sets of people…

16 October 2017

Ahuri Theatre & Bad New Days’ Flashing Lights

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Co-produced by Ahuri Theatre and Bad New Days, Flashing Lights is a story that explores the ways in which technology affects lives, and specifically our relationships. From the internet and …

01 October 2017

Let’s Go! A G_dot Prequel

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Aptly timed, this DMT Productions prequel to Waiting for Godot is currently playing at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace while Soulpepper’s production of Beckett’s play is starting to wrap up. …

28 September 2017

Mirvish presents North by Northwest Live

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Heading into this show, I wasn’t convinced I would like it. I haven’t, I will admit, watched many Alfred Hitchcock films, and the play seemed a bit like it might …

27 September 2017

The Diana Tapes

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The Diana Tapes is about the disclosure of Princess Diana’s recorded confessions of her personal experience as a member of the HRH to journalist Andrew Morton. Morton’s book, “Diana: Her …

26 September 2017

Nightfall Theatrics’ Title and Deed

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Will Eno has been described as a ‘modern Samuel Beckett,’ and after seeing Nightfall Theatrics’ production of Title and Deed currently onstage at the Tarragon Workspace, I can see why. …

11 September 2017

ASMRtist

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sarah Marchand and Matt Jones have collaborated to write and create a theatre ASMR experience: the show incorporates elements of ASMR (in both performance and social media) while telling the …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part III

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Erased: Billy and Bayard (A) Created and performed by the Queer Songbook Orchestra, featuring Andrew Broderick and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, the show weaves together the …

07 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part II

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Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE August, Augusta (A) Created, choreographed, and directed by Jocelyn Mah, and winner of The Winchester Prize, this piece depicts two musicians and a trio …

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