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15 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part II

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews 4inXchange (A) Warning in advance, if you are not into heavy audience participation experiences, 4inXchange may be a bit …

13 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part I

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Body So Fluorescent (A+) Desiree and Gary are close friends. Very close. Until one night in a club leads …

13 August 2018

SummerWorks, 2018

By // Theatre (Toronto)

August 9-19th, our writers are reviewing every show in Toronto’s annual SummerWorks Festival. Keep your eye on the space below as we update the list of shows with letter grades …

12 August 2018

Straight White Men on Broadway

By // Theatre (New York)

Over the course of the past year, numerous playwrights have attempted to explore the difficult issue of white privilege to varying degrees of success on New York City stages. For …

04 August 2018

Shaw ’18 Must-See: The Orchard (After Chekhov)

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Arguably the greatest challenge faced by a festival with as strict a mandate as The Shaw Festival’s “plays by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries, and plays about the period of …

20 July 2018

Pity at the Royal Court

By // Theatre (London)

Rory Mullarkey’s new play is totally bonkers, and while it does have some laugh-out loud moments, there are too many misfires meaning it ends up plodding along and becomes quite …

18 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXXI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Tears of a Bullet (A-) You don’t have to know anything about sci-fi writer Thomas Disch who inspired the …

15 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXX

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Awkward Hug (A) This is a play that uses all the technical aspects of theatre that I love. …

15 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXIX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Last Party (A-) Steven Gallagher adapted this musical (with help from composer Nicky Phillips) from his own play …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXVIII

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Josephine, A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play (A+) POC can, should, and will tell their stories. I am thrilled they …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXVII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel (A) This is an odd one to review because it’s not really a …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXVI

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Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Grade 8 (A) I am actually a fairly easy mark for songs I already like, sung well. With an absolutely …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Birds Make Me Think About Freedom (B+) This ensemble work is a powerful and powerfully collaborative look at the …

14 July 2018

Toronto Fringe ’18: Part XXIV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Sweet Girl Shrapnel (B+) A walking tour of some graffiti alleys in Kensington Market, SGS is a stripped down …

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