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06 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part II

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. The Ballad of Frank Allen (A) “Fringe veterans performing an award-winning show” sets your expectations high; “sci-fi buddy-comedy about …

06 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part I

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE.  The December Man (B+) This December will mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, where fourteen women …

06 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s Toronto Fringe Festival Time! See the list below to find reviews of everything our team saw this Fringe. The Huns (A) Emotional Labour (A) Omen: The Musical (A) The Ballad of …

25 May 2019

Must-See: The Doll Play

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“The sadness. It gets in your fabric.” The Doll Play: A Miniature Revolution, presented by Witchboy Theatre and Blood Pact Theatre at the recently opened Grand Canyon, sounds disarmingly simple: …

25 April 2019

As You Like It Bash’d

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Theatre company Shakespeare BASH’d “is an actor initiative that… produces Shakespeare’s plays in social settings”, “with simple staging, clear and sympathetic language, and an emphasis on the text and actors …

14 April 2019

C’mon Angie at the Assembly

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“It’s so simple: I need to know you’re listening…” It’s not just a plea to an assailant: it’s a message to audiences at The Assembly Theatre and society at large. …

10 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Mattie Driscoll

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Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Most theatre artists have to slog for a long while at …

08 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Anne van Leeuwen (2018)

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Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The indefatigable Anne van Leeuwen is the Artistic Director of Leroy …

21 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Wesley Berger

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Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Wesley Berger had a hand in four different nominations for this …

18 February 2019

Othello Bash’d

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Many Shakespeare plays present an imposing barrier to entry even for educated audiences. Directors devise increasingly inventive ways to make them accessible or relevant – or at least to have …

23 January 2019

Leroy St’s Gruesome Playground Injuries

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Gruesome Playground Injuries is all about variations on themes. Director Chris Bretecher writes that, in following the characters through their unlikely and unlucky journey, “we acknowledge topics of mental health, …

15 January 2019

Next Stage, 2019: Part III

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Be sure to check out our full list of Next Stage reviews. A Bear Awake in Winter Bullying as a topic in theatre, especially for young people, has been ascendent …

15 January 2019

Next Stage, 2019: Part II

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Be sure to check out our full list of Next Stage reviews. Dinner with The Duchess Meet Margaret (Allegra Fulton), a celebrated female violinist, who is retiring after decades of …

15 January 2019

Next Stage, 2019: Part I

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Be sure to check out our full list of Next Stage reviews. Raising Stanley/Life with Tulia Raising Stanley/Life with Tulia is a multidisciplinary success of a show that brings together …

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