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14 April 2018

BBC Radio 2’s Evening with Jason Robert Brown

By // Theatre (London)

Jason Robert Brown is a name that is maybe unfamiliar to the casual theatregoer, but you wouldn’t think that was the case sat in the packed London Palladium for his …

29 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: True North

By // Theatre (New York)

Soulpepper, a company of Toronto-based Canadian theatre artists, is doing a residency at the Signature Theatre complex for the month of July. If the concert they served up in honor …

21 April 2016

Musical Theatre Theatrical Music

By // Music

This month we were treated to two pieces that weren’t really musical theatre, nor were they strictly concerts. They were cabarets, I guess, but they were really stage-bound musical explorations …

16 December 2015

Cirque de la Symphonie: Holiday Hits at the TSO

By // Music

Facing the garlanded stage with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra warming up, looked down on by the Etobicoke School of the Arts Holiday Chorus, I can’t help but feel the buzz …

01 December 2015

The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues

By // Music

I recently had the extreme pleasure of seeing The Lone Bellow at Boston’s House of Blues, and I can’t have asked for a better way to spend a Wednesday night. …

20 November 2015

TSO Movie Nights: Back to the Future & Psycho

By // Music

Two nights in October, I did something I haven’t done in far too long- I went to the symphony. But these were not regular nights at the symphony. There was …

26 June 2015

TSO Pops: The Wizard & I

By // Music

Performing with a symphony orchestra is a tricky thing, especially for a musical theatre performer. On a stage that likely has better acoustics than your usual proscenium, in a space …

15 June 2015

Exclusive Interview: Jeremy Jordan

By // Music

Broadway’s golden boy will be taking the Roy Thompson Hall stage tomorrow night to sing Stephen Schwartz songs alongside the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Fresh off his pre-Broadway run in the …

21 August 2014

SummerWorks ’14: Musical Works in Concert

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and our Full Listing of SummerWorks 2014 reviews. New This Year: The My Theatre Favourite Discount  If your Fringe or SummerWorks show scores an …

04 July 2014

Bey & Jay Light set Gillette Stadium on Fire

By // Music

As the smell of weed wafted through the air, the lights dimmed, and Beyoncé and Jay-Z took the stage at Gillette Stadium.  The two walked out with one of their …

24 May 2014

One Night Only: Theatre Alternatives

By // Theatre (New York)

Lately, I have been attending a lot of alternative theatre events. What is an alternative theatre event? It is a phrase that I created to encompass all limited run talent …

10 April 2014

The Falling Birds: Bringing the Beat to the Bitter End

By // Music

The place was packed with pretty girls lining the bar and guys in loose jeans nursing their beers. It was Friday night so everyone was out to let loose and …

23 March 2014

Breaking Tradition, Strings, Hearts

By // Music

Old Man Luedecke Feb 18, Hugh’s Room “Who feels like a little call-and-response?” calls Chris Luedecke, AKA Old Man Luedecke, of Halifax. There is a halfhearted smattering of applause. “That’s …

18 March 2014

Creating a Home with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus

By // Music

If you could re-create your world, who would be part of your family? How would you choose to express your love for them? To what lengths would you go to …

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