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20 April 2019

Chilina Kennedy Brings Beautiful Back

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I came out of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical with a smile on my face. Seeing a musical is always a night full of fun and passion, and this show …

06 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Evan Buliung (2018)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Evan Buliung is one of Canada’s great theatrical leading men. Nominated …

04 April 2019

The Canadian Evan Hansen

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Alright, here we go, I’m just going to come out and say it- I don’t like Dear Evan Hansen. I find Pasek & Paul’s music a little cheap in its …

11 March 2019

Mirvish presents Jersey Boys

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s very easy to understand how Jersey Boys has been such a big hit with audiences around the world. Combining the feel-good hits of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons …

24 February 2019

Sting’s Last Ship at the Princess of Wales

By // Theatre (Toronto)

From success in the UK to sinking on Broadway, The Last Ship has enjoyed a mixed reception around the world. Though not always plain sailing, Sting’s musical has launched successfully …

18 February 2019

Studio 180’s Oslo

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Oslo’s very existence is remarkable. Staging a full-length work about the most incendiary issue in foreign policy is already a major diplomatic achievement. Turning that into an award-winning Broadway hit? …

15 February 2019

Come from Away‘s Canadian Cast Re-Opens at the Elgin

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the gloomy socio-political climate we live in, Come from Away offers beams of hope that even tragedy and despair can lead to long-lasting friendships and renewed faith. The show …

12 January 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong

By // Theatre (Toronto)

At Mirvish Productions’ The Play That Goes Wrong, only the title is an understatement. Audiences are quickly enveloped in a fully immersive farce that never lets go- not during the …

19 December 2018

The 7 Fingers: Reversible

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The 7 Fingers have returned once again to Toronto, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. Pioneers in the contemporary circus movement, the company now based in Montreal travels the world …

18 October 2018

Ain’t Too Proud to Love Ain’t Too Proud

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Watching Mirvish’s production of Ain’t Too Proud was an absolute joy. I am a bigtime Motown music lover, and was so excited for the evening of music and to learn …

23 July 2018

Why The King & I?

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Mirvish Productions has been on a run of great programming for the last little while with Come From Away’s Canadian sit-down production as a quality anchor, and tours of The …

04 July 2018

Why We Have a Wizard: Wicked in 2018

By // Theatre (Toronto)

15 years ago, Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman adapted for the stage a novel by Gregory Maguire that was itself an adaptation, or perhaps more accurately a revision, of The …

04 May 2018

On Stage in Toronto: Girls, “Little” and Like That

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Girls Like That (Tarragon Theatre) The more I think about this fantastic ensemble piece about teenage girls dealing with the age of slut-shaming gone viral, the more shocked I am …

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 …

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