26 May 2019

One Night Only: Crooning Comics

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It can be surprisingly hard to find a good old cabaret act done well. Toronto cabaret veterans Thomas and Kevin Finn and Kevin Godfrey, dropped in at the Lower Ossington …

07 April 2019

Australia’s Hot Brown Honey is Irresistible

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sitting high above the crowd, atop her glorious hive at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, is emcee for the evening Busty Beatz. The Queen Bee of Hot Brown …

03 November 2018

Small but Mighty: Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Part cabaret, part musical, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is a rowdy sci-fi romp — reminiscent of what a lovechild between Rocky Horror Picture Show and Barbarella would look …

09 February 2016

MyTheatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Ryan G. Hinds

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Like Neil Patrick Harris at the Emmys, fabulous cabaret star Ryan G. Hinds …

03 November 2014

Global Cabaret 2014, Part 2

By // Music

The Global Cabaret Festival came to an end with a rousing late-night performance from the great Jackie Richardson. I celebrated the first seven shows on my agenda in Part 1. …

26 October 2014

Global Cabaret 2014, Part 1

By // Music

I’m halfway through the 7th (and final?) Global Cabaret Festival weekend down at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Here are the highlights so far: UPDATE: Read Part 2 …

19 April 2014

On Stage in TO: Criminally Negligent Edition

By // Theatre (Toronto)

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 …

12 March 2014

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Miranda Mulholland

By // Music

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the best weekends in Toronto’s cultural landscape is always the …

14 December 2013

Making the Holidays (T.V.) “Special”

By // Theatre (New York)

Ah, the perennial holiday variety special. They just do not make Christmahanakwanzika specials like they use to – praise be to the great and powerful television executives! For those of …

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