18 January 2020

Groundling & Crow’s Caesar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Julius Caesar is a tragedy for the masses. For the uninitiated, many Shakespearean tragedies are at least somewhat familiar because his work has transcended every cultural boundary: of course you …

17 January 2020

Kemi Projects’ Known

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Jennifer Dallas, Artistic Director of Kẹmi Contemporary Dance Projects, says that she is inspired by choreographers who are playing in the cracks between disciplines. Dallas herself has been able to …

11 January 2020

EPIC Players’ Starcatcher

By // Theatre (New York)

Little did I know what a truly magical and inspiring experience I was in for coming to HERE Arts Center on a cold winter night. This was my first time …

01 January 2020

2019 Critics’ Pick Award Nominees: Theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s time once again for our annual Critics’ Pick Award nominations! Below is a list of the art and artists that stood out to us in 2019 in Toronto theatre. …

29 December 2019

Decade in Review: Toronto Theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I wasn’t going to do this. I’m wary of “best of” lists at the best of times, the decade doesn’t really end until next year, and I couldn’t help but be hyper-aware of …

24 December 2019

Put It In Your Calendar: Lipsynced

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Tom Hearn’s monthly show Lipsynced is a wild and fun improv competition that successfully combines improv, lip sync and drag, balancing them all with a funny cast and some drag assassins who …

24 December 2019

The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical in Toronto

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The SpongeBob SquarePants Musical, presented by TO Live at Meridian Hall, was a breakout Broadway success in 2017/2018 garnering 12 Tony Award nominations and is the first in what TO …

23 December 2019

Featured Event: Puppetmongers Theatre’s Tea at the Palace

By // Theatre (Toronto)

From December 26-29, Puppetmongers Theatre are celebrating the 30th Anniversary…

21 December 2019

Shiny & Bright: A Holiday of Musicals in Toronto

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s Christmastime, which means that many people are either celebrating beloved family traditions or searching for some moderately pleasant activity the whole family can agree on. The solution Toronto’s commercial …

19 December 2019

Patrick Combs’ Cash Me If You Can

By // Theatre (Toronto)

We all love a David and Goliath story, and Patrick Combs’ is a good one. In 1995, he received a cheque for $95,093.35 from a junk mailing scheme. Broke in …

15 December 2019

Three Ships’ Christmas Carol at Campbell House

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I think I have a new Christmas tradition. I’ve always known the story of A Christmas Carol, but it’s never been a big part of my life. It’s the one …

07 December 2019

Inside a Shakespeare-In-Hospitals Performance

By // Theatre (Toronto)

If it’s hard to convince new audiences to give Shakespeare a chance, why not take it to them? Shakespeare-In-Hospitals goes to “traditional and non-traditional theatre spaces” with traditional and non-traditional …

07 December 2019

White Mills’ Christmas Carol at Spadina Museum

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s the holiday season which means we get to relive the quintessential secular Christmas story – apparently the only one, again and again. Avid Carolers are spoilt for choice – …

30 November 2019

Between Riverside and Crazy at Coal Mine

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Coal Mine Theatre debuted with a Stephen Adly Guirgis text back in 2014 and his style of hard-hitting, emotionally complex American drama/black comedy has become something of the house style in the …

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