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31 October 2018

The War Party at Fringe NYC

By // Theatre (New York)

The current political climate has stirred many a playwright to tackle political themes and motifs in indie theater productions, and Vincent Delaney’s The War Party seems sprung from the brutal politics playing …

31 October 2018

American Carnage at Fringe NYC

By // Theatre (New York)

It is one of the cultural responsibilities of art and entertainment to reflect on and help us make some sense of current events and contemporary trends shaping our cultural discourse. …

20 October 2018

A One-of-a-Kind Rendezvous

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Rendezvous with Madness Festival – known for its films – expanded this year to include visual art and performance. The mental health themes addressed in the festival are relevant …

18 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part VI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Café Sarajevo episode 1 (A+) A surprising diversion from the usual SummerWorks lineup, Café Sarajevo is a live SummerWorks …

18 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part V

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Third World (B+) & ZAYO (A) Movement and stories of obstacles overcome merge in these two fascinating, viscerally performed …

17 August 2018

Can’t-Miss Comedy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There’s some pretty stellar comedy to be found in Toronto this summer and it’d be a shame to let it go undiscussed in the craziness of festival season. So, while …

17 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part IV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews … And You’ll Never Believe What Happens Next (A) The sneaky dissonance of this latest storytelling show from Pressgang …

16 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews fantasylover (A+) fantasylover was weird and wonderful. The characters presented onstage were so clear and defined, and had the …

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 reviewed nearly every show in Toronto’s annual SummerWorks Festival. The full list of shows with letter grades and links to our reviews is below. Check out …

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

By // Theatre (Toronto)

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 …

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