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21 May 2019

Second City’s Walking on Bombshells

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Second City’s 82nd and current Mainstage revue, Walking On Bombshells, opens on a stage that’s a convincing mock-up of the dingy Osgoode subway station. It’s the backdrop for the show’s opening …

25 April 2019

As You Like It Bash’d

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre company Shakespeare BASH’d “is an actor initiative that… produces Shakespeare’s plays in social settings”, “with simple staging, clear and sympathetic language, and an emphasis on the text and actors …

23 April 2019

The Ramones Non-Musical: Four Chords and a Gun

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In all of the subway posters and other promotional material around the city, the producers of Four Chords and a Gun have placed this description front and centre: “A Play …

10 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Mattie Driscoll

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. Most theatre artists have to slog for a long while at …

05 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Ellie Moon

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. Ellie Moon’s work as a theatre creator to date has been …

05 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Janelle Hanna

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. Theatre artist and educator Janelle Hanna is well known to Toronto …

18 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Jani Lauzon

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. Jani Lauzon has for more than three decades cultivated a career …

14 March 2019

On Stage in TO: Remounts

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two shows that had smaller stage runs when they first debuted are back in Toronto, with more room to breathe. At Factory Theatre, Bears is back, after a far too …

07 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Clare Blackwood (2018)

By and // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual …

19 February 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Lauren Wolanski

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. An alumna of Theatre Sheridan’s joint drama program with University of …

12 February 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Paula Wolfson

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. A veteran actor, cabaret performer, and singer for more than thirty-five …

15 January 2019

Next Stage, 2019: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our full list of Next Stage reviews. A Bear Awake in Winter Bullying as a topic in theatre, especially for young people, has been ascendent …

13 December 2018

Susanna Fournier’s Empire, Part I: The Philosopher’s Wife

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Philosopher’s Wife, the first part of Paradigm Productions’ epic Empire Trilogy, has a “soft” opening scene in its current staging at the AKI Studio Theatre. Playwright Susanna Fournier introduces …

13 December 2018

Every Brilliant Thing at Canadian Stage

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This can be a difficult time of year for people. The pressures of holiday shopping, the long days without much sunlight, work and family obligations, all conspire to ratchet up …

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