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24 May 2015

On Stage in TO: White Makeup

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The use of white makeup as a base for exaggerated features has become a fairly standard practice in productions with a sense of heightened reality. This month in Toronto there …

14 March 2015

Remounted: 52 Pick-Up

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Fringe hit 52 Pick-Up is back, this time at Fraser Studios with more chances to catch any and all of the 4 rotating casts made up of mostly Howland Company …

28 February 2015

Inside the Howland Reading Group

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before The Howland Company was The Howland Company- long before they were a producing theatre company at all- they were a reading group. It all began back in late 2012 …

27 February 2015

Spiel’s Mixed Bag Double Bill

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The two one-act plays that make up Spiel Players’ double bill- currently playing as part of Fraser Studios’ 2015 indie season- are both new adaptations of strange, challenging work from radical …

16 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Denise Mader

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Denise Mader’s intensely personal solo show about her mother’s death was both …

07 December 2014

The Emotional Spectrum: Blackbird & This One

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In tiny spaces just off Queen West last week, two tiny plays took my breath away. One in the more metaphorical sense that it left me speechless and contemplative and …

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