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26 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Danny Ghantous

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Danny Ghantous was asked to play one of the least likeable …

20 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Julie Foster

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Playwright Julie Foster’s The Tenth Muse features one of the most intriguingly …

12 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Olivia Croft

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. There’s a magic to indie theatre that the big houses just …

10 December 2017

On Stage in TO: Small to Big

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I went back and forth on the title of this On Stage in TO roundup, the options being “small to big” and “best to worst” because both descriptions apply to …

30 October 2017

Grab ‘Em By the Pussy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rouvan Silogix is angry about the state of the world, and very understandably so. And what better way to channel that anger than to create a farce about the contemporary …

25 October 2017

Featured Production: Grab ‘Em By the Pussy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Described as “A Surrealist Vaudeville Farce”,  the fabulously titled “Grab ‘Em By the Pussy” or How to Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb is the troll-baiting, expectation-defying, ground-breaking new work …

06 October 2017

How to Drown Gracefully

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Bathroom intimacy is a key part of any romantic relationship. Worst opening sentence ever? I stand by it only because Filament Incubator’s production of Becky Tanton’s How to Drown Gracefully …

13 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Sarah Naomi Campbell

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Sarah Naomi Campbell stood out in two very different new works in 2016- …

30 November 2016

Incubating: Paradise Comics

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The final piece in Filament Incubator’s 8-plays-in-8-months experiment, Caitie Graham’s Paradise Comics is the perfect strong finish to a rocky but rewarding exercise in ambition and opportunity creation, combining the …

16 November 2016

Incubating: ‘Til Death

By // Theatre (Toronto)

‘Til Death (Do Us Part), the penultimate play of the Filament Incubator’s ambitious inaugural season, is a sketch/improv/collaborative-scripted-project hybrid that’s part romantic comedy, part practical feminism manifesto, part dystopian horror …

08 November 2016

On Stage in TO: November Horror Story

By // Theatre (Toronto)

A few years back, November was a pretty quiet month theatre-wise in Toronto, but it seems that everybody figured that out at the same time and decided to do something …

17 October 2016

Incubating: Tire Swing

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Unless you are blessed from an early age with extreme self-awareness, patience, and unshakeable self-confidence, then your adolescence was (or is going to be) probably very fraught. It’s a period …

26 September 2016

Incubating: Hot Kitchen/SECOND SHIFT

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Filament Incubator is presenting 8 plays in 8 months, creating opportunities for young playwrights to get their work on its feet and in front of an audience. The ambition of …

08 June 2016

It’s Not Business, It’s Personal: Lemon & Instructions

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the month or so leading up to Fringe, there isn’t much going on in the indie Toronto theatre scene but two Canadian-written…

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