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19 July 2019

Get Lost in the Tape Escape

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The label “immersive” is thrown around carelessly these days; Outside the March is working tirelessly to remind us all just what it means. Their latest project, Tape Escape, takes participants …

15 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part XII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Emotional Labour (A) Written and performed by Jess Beaulieu and Luis Fernandes, this clever two-hander about the division of …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part XI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. I, Malvolio (B+) Justin Otto’s performance in I, Malvolio is powerful. If you can take anything away from this …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part X

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Omen: The Musical (A) This modern witchy musical about a post-climate change (aka post-apocalyptic) world is eerie and enchanting. …

10 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part IX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Fuckboys the Musical (B) I quite liked this sassy American import featuring a cast of a bunch of standout …

18 June 2019

Shotgun Juliet takes on MacIvor’s Beautiful View

By // Theatre (Toronto)

We have all heard the story, seen the show, that centers on the phrase, “boy meets girl”. That is why it is so refreshing when a play like A Beautiful …

13 June 2019

LookUp Theatre’s 1855 Toronto Circus Riot

By // Theatre (Toronto)

If you want drunken debauchery, raucous theatrics, or just a good old street fight, Sterling Road isn’t your first destination. That changed this week as Angela’s Murdoch’s 1855 Toronto Circus Riot …

31 May 2019

RISER, 2019: Guilty by Association’s 1991

By // Theatre (Toronto)

After having some time to digest 1991, I don’t think it would be right to say I enjoyed it. Instead, I will say I was affected by it, moved by …

30 May 2019

Soulpepper’s August: Osage County

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It can take a good family to show you what a bad one truly looks like. The team at Soulpepper brings tremendous verve to Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County, doing …

23 May 2019

Soulpepper’s Brothers Size

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre fans and writers long for a world where celebrities dropping into a local show doesn’t raise an eyebrow. The Brothers Size drew the attention of a wider audience thanks …

22 May 2019

The Buffalo Play at The Tank

By // Theatre (New York)

Have you ever been trapped with your thoughts after making a mistake? Have your thoughts ever manifested a buffalo? A talking buffalo? Please stay with me here. The Buffalo Play, …

18 May 2019

Beautiful Man at the Factory Theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Initially staged at SummerWorks in 2015, Erin Shields’ Beautiful Man features Jennifer, Sophie, and Pam (Ashley Bottling, Mayko Nguyen, and Sophía Rodríguez), who perch on stools facing the audience. They …

17 May 2019

Bouchard’s Lilies at Buddies

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Michel Marc Bouchard’s classic play Lilies (Les Feluettes) was made into one of the most beautiful Canadian films in the 90s, and more recently an opera (2016, Opéra de Montréal) …

16 May 2019

OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story

By // Theatre (Toronto)

What caught my attention for Tarragon Theatre’s performance of OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story was Ben Caplan. I read that he did the music for the show, and immediately …

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