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13 February 2020

Shakespeare BASH’d: Cymbeline

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A few days before going to see Shakespeare BASH’d’s production of Cymbeline, an article title flashed before my eyes as I scrolled through my Facebook feed, “Can Shakespeare still surprise?” …

13 February 2020

Coal Mine: Marjorie Prime

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What do you get when you combine sharply written dialogue, deft direction and an all-star ensemble? Coal Mine Theatre’s production of Marjorie Prime. In 90 minutes, I was taken on …

21 November 2019

Midsummer, BASH’d

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There is something quite delightful about walking into a bar, grabbing a beverage and settling in to watch a show. If you are familiar with this feeling, odds are you …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part XI

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. I, Malvolio (B+) Justin Otto’s performance in I, Malvolio is powerful. If you can take anything away from this …

09 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part VI

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII (B) The first thing that comes to mind when I think …

18 June 2019

Shotgun Juliet takes on MacIvor’s Beautiful View

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We have all heard the story, seen the show, that centers on the phrase, “boy meets girl”. That is why it is so refreshing when a play like A Beautiful …

31 May 2019

RISER, 2019: Guilty by Association’s 1991

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After having some time to digest 1991, I don’t think it would be right to say I enjoyed it. Instead, I will say I was affected by it, moved by …

30 May 2019

RISER, 2019: AVO Collective’s 11:11

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I have been thinking about AVO Collective’s 11:11 for the last couple of days. I have been thinking about the openness and fearlessness that Samson Bonkeabantu Brown demonstrates in both his …

21 May 2019

Second City’s She The People

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The Resistance Continues. That’s the sub-title of The Second City’s latest run of their feminist sketch phenom She The People. And there are a lot of things to resist: those who …

08 May 2019

Musical Stage Co’s Next to Normal

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Looking at the programme before the start of The Musical Stage Co’s production of Brian Yorkie & Tom Kitt’s domestic rock drama Next To Normal, it’s hard to miss the design …

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