05 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Daren A. Herbert

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Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Daren A. Herbert is a two-time MyTheatre Award winner for his musical work …

01 February 2017

The Best & Worst of Musical Theatre: Passing Strange & Carrie

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On back-to-back nights in Toronto, I saw one of the best representations of what musical theatre can be, and one of the worst…

28 February 2016

On Stage in TO: Mixed Bag

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How We Are (Workshop Production) Written with complex, moving insight by Polly Phokeev and directed with sensitivity and detail by Mikaela Davies, How We Are explores the consequences of taking …

03 March 2015

On Stage in TO: The Politics of Political Theatre

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The Casting In Acting Up Stage/Obsidian’s current production of Michael John LaChiusa & George C Wolfe’s gin-soaked narrative poem The Wild Party, two principal roles always or often played by …

19 April 2014

On Stage in TO: Criminally Negligent Edition

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As you likely already know (because we talk about it All The Time), earlier this month we hosted Toronto’s inaugural My Theatre Awards ceremony. The awards have been around since …

02 April 2014

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/Stephen Patterson

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Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Stephen Patterson was the heart of what we think was Acting Up …

31 January 2014

On Stage in TO: Musicals Everywhere (Part II)

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Read Part I HERE. London Road (Canadian Stage) Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork’s verbatim musical is a strange beast. It tells a very docutheatre story in a very docutheatre way …

13 May 2013

Acting Up Stage Company Sings Falsetto[s]

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Acting Up Stage Company has, over the last few years, become one of the most powerful players in the Toronto musical theatre scene, despite only producing a handful of pieces …

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