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22 April 2018

On Stage in Toronto: Surefire

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre can be a gamble so sometimes it’s nice to see something you’re relatively sure about going in. On stage now in Toronto there are three such shows- one a …

10 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Squad Goals Improv Troupe

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. Squad Goals is the ultimate all-star female improv troupe. Assembled by …

03 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Jon Blair

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. In her review of his set at the Toronto Sketch Comedy …

08 January 2018

Next Stage, 2018: Part II

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Harold Experience This Assembly Improv show invokes the Harold Technique of audience participation to get suggestions from the crowd on which the theme of the show is based. The …

07 December 2017

Friday Night at Bad Dog

By // Theatre (Toronto)

One of my favourite Toronto theatre activities is to pick a night to show up at the Bad Dog Theatre at Bloor & Ossington and just park it. I camp …

20 November 2017

Another Trip Around the Sun, Another Great Solo Show

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I was at the opening night of actor-writer-comedian Daniel Stolfi’s Another Trip Around the Sun at The Bad Dog Theatre. The opening act for the night was improv duo Probably …

01 October 2017

On Stage in TO: Identify Yourself

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Hart House Theatre) The saga of Hart House musicals is full of high highs and low lows as their success fluctuates wildly depending mostly, it …

29 September 2017

Anybody in New York City

By // Theatre (New York)

Doing improv well, especially in the improv-saturated comedy scene of New York City, is a difficult task. Doing improv well with the musical sensibility to fit with improvised music is …

13 September 2017

The Second City Toronto’s Party People

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Party Today (Panic Tomorrow) is an apt name for The Second City Toronto’s silliest and least political mainstage show in a few cycles. There are moments when the bold political …

19 June 2017

On Stage in TO: Clowning Around

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Blind Date (Tarragon Theatre) I’ve already reviewed this wonderful improvised clown show and its creator Rebecca Northan won the 2015 MyTheatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for her work alongside …

13 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Colin Munch

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of our most-nominated artists of the year, improviser Colin Munch is competing …

03 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Sheri Anne Godda

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The delightful Sheri Anne Godda has won the MyTheatre Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress before …

26 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Anders Yates

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Anders Yates is one of my favourite improvisers in the city (or anywhere, …

22 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Mikaela Dyke (II)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of Circlesnake Productions’ newly minted Artistic Producers, Mikaela Dyke deserves much of …

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