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23 November 2017

The National Ballet’s Winter’s Tale: a multi-cast review

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Featuring vivid characters and a dramatic story of jealousy, love, and redemption, The National Ballet of Canada’s adaptation of The Winter’s Tale is a beautifully choreographed, magical ballet that absolutely …

17 November 2017

7 Fingers’ triptyque

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The best word I can think of to describe The 7 Fingers’ new show triptyque is magical. I know, I know, cheesy. But when a show can really make me feel, bring …

15 September 2017

Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The 2017 Dance: made in / fait au Canada Festival was a four day biennial repertory celebration of Canadian dance, presenting a cross-section of contemporary dance makers from across the …

14 September 2017

#ARTBIRTH Lady Gaga

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Athena Reich’s #ARTBIRTH was so unexpected, such a witty and subversive spectacle. Reich, as her pregnant Lady Gaga alter ego, drops a line early in the show warning us that …

11 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Icône Pop (A) The scene for Icône Pop is set as the audience walks into the blackbox theatre at The Theatre Centre with singer Mykalle …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part IV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Pearle Harbour’s Chautaqua (A+) [Ed. Note: A+ is the highest grade we give but, just for the record, MM’s official submission was “A+++++++”] This is …

07 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part II

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE August, Augusta (A) Created, choreographed, and directed by Jocelyn Mah, and winner of The Winchester Prize, this piece depicts two musicians and a trio …

05 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part I

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE White Man’s Indian (A) This is a story that needs to be told and should be told but is not for the faint of …

11 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part IX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Picaza (A) Dark and brooding, Picaza is a new creation by The Inamorata Dance Collective, bringing together contemporary and …

10 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part VIII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews WILD/WALLED (A-) This dance piece created by Tracey Norman, Alison Daley, and the Half Second Echo company is a …

09 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part IV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Lysistrata (A-) I’m not much for crowds, so when Fringe starts I’m always a little anxious about all the …

29 June 2017

That Time I Saw Magic Men Live on Tour

By // Theatre

I know, I’m as surprised as you. But listen, I enjoyed Magic Mike XXL (the original Magic Mike too but it was less fun and wanted to be too many …

27 June 2017

Luminato 2017: Bearing

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This dance-opera conceived and designed by co-directors Michael Greyeyes and Yvette Nolan and librettist Spy Denommé-Welch investigates the emotional history and contemporary cultural significance of Canada’s residential school system. The …

20 April 2017

It’s Not Yet Midnight at the Roundhouse

By // Theatre (London)

There are times when it can be refreshing to step away from the theatrical realm and explore other forms of artistic expression. It’s Not Yet Midnight has no story, little cohesion …

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