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12 January 2016

Next Stage, 2016

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There are six days left in The Toronto Fringe’s annual Next Stage Theatre Festival. See below for my thoughts on nine of the ten shows (the performance of Urban Myth I …

02 July 2015

Oresteia at Almeida Theatre

By // Theatre (London)

Robert Icke wants to do something with his adaptation of The Oresteia. He wants to smooth out the contrivances of Aeschylus’ original tragedy while increasing the emotional intensity. While I …

21 April 2015

Aeschylus Redux: Fresh Ink’s Clytemnestriad

By // Theatre (Boston)

Fresh Ink Theatre staged an intriguing spin on the Oresteia and Iphigenia plays of Aeschylus and Euripides at the Hale Chapel in First Church Boston. Agamemnon (Robert Cope), the leader …

27 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Reid Thompson

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Generally a festival production features a fairly simple set (or a non-existent …

26 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Cole Lewis

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the standout productions of the annual SummerWorks festival was a …

07 February 2012

Alumnae’s Wailing, Tragic and Trojan Women

By // Theatre

The Trojan Women, Alumnae Theatre’s latest effort, was the best thing I’ve seen from the company since 2010’s Hedda Gabler. It was not, however, as good as it should have …

22 June 2009

Greek: At World’s (And Season’s) End

By // TV

I love the television show Greek. I love its soapy ridiculousness. I love its good natured adoration of ridiculous theme parties and fraternity pranks. The more it (like Cappie) relies …

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02 June 2009

Gay and Greek

By // TV

Since I’m 22, and therefore have mostly semi-mature 22 year-old friends, watching Greek has been a fairly solitary affair. It’s hard to convince these friends that a show on ABC …

31 March 2009

Heading Back to Greek

By // TV

I’m probably too old for Greek, but then again I’m probably too old for Gossip Girl and to hang up pictures of Zac Effron on my wall. I’ll live. Plus, …

15 December 2008

My Tv Crushes (and my Triumphant Debut on My TV)

By // TV

I’ve decided to do my first blog post as an addendum to Kelly’s earlier Crush list, because there’s some tv-shows that even the great Ms. Kelly hasn’t gotten into and …

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