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20 December 2017

Dr. Seuss’s Lorax Comes to Life at the Royal Alex

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rightfully branded as a family show, The Lorax is a feast for the senses, and enjoyable for adults and children alike. Straight from London’s The Old Vic, this stage adaptation …

18 December 2017

Mirvish’s Idols & Illusions

By // Theatre (Toronto)

To supplement their mainstage season of big American tours, Toronto’s one real commercial theatre presenter Mirvish Productions has been bringing in slightly smaller shows produced by Canadian companies to occupy …

20 October 2017

Off-Mirvish: Salt-Water Moon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Director Ravi Jain’s adaptation of Salt-Water Moon distills the classic Canadian play by David French to its essence: two lovers under a star-filled sky. The story centers on the return …

18 October 2017

On Stage in TO: Family Matters

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (National Theatre presented by Mirvish Productions) I saw the UK’s National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in …

28 September 2017

Mirvish presents North by Northwest Live

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Heading into this show, I wasn’t convinced I would like it. I haven’t, I will admit, watched many Alfred Hitchcock films, and the play seemed a bit like it might …

06 July 2017

Carole King is Beautiful

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Carole King is a worthy musical heroine, an artist of prodigious talent and notable personality, and book writer Douglas McGrath has crafted her life story into a dramatically compelling piece …

03 May 2017

Q&A w/ Come From Away‘s Irene Sankoff & David Hein

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Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Irene Sankoff & David Hein were nominated for two Tony Awards yesterday. In …

01 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Dan Chameroy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Dan Chameroy is a very big deal to me. He’s a big deal …

12 November 2016

7 Fingers: Cuisine & Confessions

By // Theatre (Toronto)

For those in the contemporary circus scene, The 7 Fingers company (or Les 7 Doigts de le Main) hardly needs introduction. This modern Montreal-based company never lets an audience down, …

12 July 2016

Mirvish introduces Matilda

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Roald Dahl’s seminal children’s novel about a genius little girl growing up in a world of corrupt, unloving adults is one of the great texts of the 20th century. The …

27 May 2016

On Tour: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

By // Theatre (Toronto)

A top-notch cast saves the day in the matter of the National Tour of 2014’s mysterious “Best Musical” Tony winner, currently being presented by Mirvish at the Princess of Wales …

20 May 2016

The Return of Riverdance

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I had heard that Riverdance was coming to the city on a 20th anniversary tour, and I jumped at the opportunity to see the show. Who wouldn’t! Riverdance is such …

03 April 2015

The 2014 My Theatre Award Winners: Toronto

By // Theatre (Toronto)

On Monday March 30th, the Toronto theatre community gathered together at The Great Hall on Queen West to celebrate all the amazing work that made it to the stage in …

11 March 2014

The Two Worlds of Charlie F.

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Veterans of recent war in Afghanistan and Iraq come home, having to confront the violent memories from their past, and an uncertain future. Swirled together with a categorical misunderstanding of …

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