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12 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XVIII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Katharine Ferns is in Stitches (A) Get ready to laugh. Get ready to cry. Get ready to do both …

04 July 2018

Why We Have a Wizard: Wicked in 2018

By // Theatre (Toronto)

15 years ago, Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman adapted for the stage a novel by Gregory Maguire that was itself an adaptation, or perhaps more accurately a revision, of The …

19 June 2018

Luminato 2018: Swan Lake/Loch na hEala

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Luminato 2018 promised to interrogate the issues of human-rights, justice and inclusion, and Swan Lake/Loch na hEala does not disappoint with its dark themes of loss—of innocence, of purpose, and …

14 May 2018

The COC’s Spring: Short Fables & Anna Bolena

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The eclectic pairing of a visually ambitious but narratively light 20th century Russian mixed bill directed with theatrical ambition and a rich Italian bel canto full-length narrative with restrained character-focused …

11 May 2018

Out of Town Report: Chariots of Fire at London’s Grand Theatre

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For about a year now, I’ve been receiving press releases from the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. I don’t live in London or even have much excuse to go there, …

09 May 2018

LULU V.7: a Horrifyingly Distant yet Related Past

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Without a doubt, I am a huge fan of non-linear work. I feel it’s more reflective of how our brain’s complex neural pathways actually work. Red Light District and Buddies’ …

22 April 2018

On Stage in Toronto: Surefire

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre can be a gamble so sometimes it’s nice to see something you’re relatively sure about going in. On stage now in Toronto there are three such shows- one a …

15 April 2018

Secret Life of Humans at the New Diorama Theatre

By // Theatre (London)

Inspired by the work of Yuval Harari – ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind’ (2011) – this highly engaging piece captures your imagination from the get go. The book itself …

14 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Guillaume Côté

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards…

10 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Wendy Straker Hauser

By // TV

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick…

05 April 2018

On Stage in TO: Song&Dance

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Overcoat: a musical tailoring (Canadian Stage with Tapestry Opera & Vancouver Opera) This new opera is a strong achievement for Tapestry- a smallish contemporary opera company that suffers for …

02 April 2018

Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE

By // TV

I can’t think of anything more appropriate for an Easter Sunday that is also April Fools Day than Jesus Christ Superstar. There is something so deliciously subversive about sending a …

01 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Tom Rooney

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. I would not get a lot of pushback if I were …

31 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Mindhunter‘s Jennifer Haley

By // TV

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The divide between people who like Mindhunter and people who love …

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