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29 November 2017

Theatre Penumbra Tackles Challenging Oleanna

By // Theatre (Toronto)

My expectations were high going into Oleanna at Red Sandcastle Theatre. Grace Gordon and James McGowan are extremely accomplished both on stage and on TV. The play tackles very relevant …

28 February 2016

On Stage in TO: Mixed Bag

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How We Are (Workshop Production) Written with complex, moving insight by Polly Phokeev and directed with sensitivity and detail by Mikaela Davies, How We Are explores the consequences of taking …

23 October 2015

Unit 102’s Lakeboat

By // Theatre (Toronto)

A Mamet play is all about the language. Everything you need to know is right there in the half sentences and blustering speeches, the interruptions, the curses, that strange combination …

07 May 2015

On Stage in TO: Small Stages

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Creditors (Coal Mine Theatre) The final piece in Coal Mine Theatre’s fantastically successful inaugural season is a dark domestic drama from August Stringberg set in a 19th century world of …

11 April 2015

On Stage in TO: Mid-West

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With the weather warming up and city-dwellers coming out of hibernation, the Toronto theatre community is providing plenty of places for them to go. You could head down Yonge Street …

26 February 2014

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Jordan Pettle

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Motor-mouthed scene stealer Jordan Pettle is one of the most consistently entertaining …

20 July 2012

Soulpepper’s Speed-the-Plow

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Mamet is a fantastic playwright; one of my favourites. His work is dark and invasive but also incredibly funny. In the right hands, Mamet can be extraordinary to watch or, …

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