Mary-Margaret Scrimger

I went to Two Gentlewomen of Verona by Dauntless City Theatre because it was marketed as intersectional feminism meets Shakespeare. The title alone had gender bender written all over it. Shakespeare has always been pretty cheeky about gender, considering actors in his time period were always men and many of his comedies included disguise and […]

  Kelly Bedard

I’ve never placed a sports bet in my life but, ask me about Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s annual fundraiser where Toronto indie companies go head to head reading the first folio while getting progressively drunker,¬†and I turn into Benny Southstreet. The odds-on favourite has to be Ale House‘s Joshua Stodart based on past performance and company […]

  Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective just announced the details¬†(April 24th, The Rivoli) of their upcoming Shakesbeers Showdown. It’s the fifth iteration of the ever-expanding event and this year they’ve added Wolf Manor Theatre Collective (they’re an intense group, should be fun to watch) and Shakespeare at Play (like, the app? Intriguing) to the list of companies […]

  Kelly Bedard

Brantwood (Sheridan College) It’s a shame that this immersive, site-specific, multi-narrative, multi-genre theatrical experience will be closing on May 3rd so that the century-old school in which it’s housed can do what it’s prophesied to do in the show (be turned into condos) and the cast can do as their characters do in the final […]