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 fact, their MyTheatre Award-winning, Drama Desk/Drama League/Outer Critics Circle Award- nominated Broadway musical Come From Away was nominated for seven Tony Awards yesterday, including Best […]

  Theresa Perkins

As a group of new plays and musicals toss open their doors this Spring to welcome NYC theatergoers into the new worlds that their artists have collaboratively crafted, it is time to reflect upon the exceptional productions that opened in New York during the 2016 theatre season. On January 1, My Entertainment World announced the […]

  Oliver Simmonds

Okay, time for another round. For some reason I forgot why I chose Best Actor/Best Actress categories—was there a special reason for that? They seem like a 1950’s vestige. Who knows. So here are the winners, acknowledging that two productions win twice, but I can assure those who didn’t see them they really were that […]

  Kelly Bedard

On April 10th, over 300 members of the Toronto theatre community gathered at The Great Hall on Queen Street West to look back at the productions that defined 2016 and celebrate the incredible work of hundreds of artists nominated for MyTheatre Awards this year. The evening’s hosts The Templeton Philharmonic (winners of the 2015 Outstanding […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Dylan Trowbridge has been one of the most reliably excellent actors on both Canadian stages and screens for years, standing out in roles with Stratford, Shaw and Canadian Stage. But it wasn’t until he stepped onto one of […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The brilliant Virgilia Griffith’s Outstanding Actress nomination this year is for How We Are, a tiny, site-specific new work by Polly Phokeev co-developed with Mikaela Davies. I technically saw a workshop production, as has everyone who’s seen How We Are thus […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Daren A. Herbert is a two-time MyTheatre Award winner for his musical work with Acting Up Stage Company (now The Musical Stage Company). He took home 2011’s Outstanding Supporting Actor trophy for his performance in Jason Robert Brown’s […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. David Korins may be nominated this year for Outstanding Set Design for his work on the Canadian Opera Company’s Norma but you don’t have to know opera to know his work. He’s designed for Kanye West concerts, live TV events, […]

  Kelly Bedard

Welcome to the 2016 Nominee Interview Series. In the months leading up to the winner announcement in April, we interviewed over 100 of the artists nominated for this year’s MyTheatre, MyTV and MyCinema Awards. Here’s the full list: Irene Sankoff & David Hein MyTheatre (TO): Outstanding New Work, Come From Away Irene Sankoff & David Hein were […]

  Kelly Bedard

On March 21st, nearly 300 members of the Toronto theatre community gathered at The Great Hall to celebrate the sixth annual MyTheatre Awards. Last year’s winners, MyTheatre staff writers, and hilarious hosts Kat Letwin & Ryan G. Hinds presented 40 awards in three divisions to more than 35 different companies from the most independent upstarts […]

  Fabiana Cabral

In 2015, Boston theatre pulled no punches. Historical legacies were questioned, minority voices cried louder, the talent of female theatre artists was not in question, and plenty of performers strutted their stuff in drag, across football fields, through time and space and gender, and over lines of chalk. Don’t miss our 2015 Nominee Interview Series, featuring […]

  Oliver Simmonds

Started in May 2015, London is MyTheatre’s youngest branch. We have only six months and sixty-three reviews under our belt yet, even without a full year to cover, there’s been so much going on in London since May that we had plenty to choose from when it came time to join the My Entertainment World […]

  Theresa Perkins

Spring is a busy time for professional theatre in New York City with many productions launching just before the Tony Award nomination deadline; however, it is important to take a moment and reflect upon the numerous exceptional productions that opened during the 2015 theatre season. On January 1, My Entertainment World announced the 2015 MyTheatre […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Coriana Hunt Swartz is nominated for her Outstanding Costume Design for Flat Earth Theatre’s Terra Nova. A stalwart of the company since 2008, she brought her historical costuming expertise to the table for an expedition to the South […]

  Fabiana Cabral

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Jake Scaltreto is nominated for his Outstanding Direction of Flat Earth’s Theatre’s Terra Nova. A cofounder of Flat Earth, Scaltreto has directed, produced, taken photos, and done graphic design for the company. We talked about how directors should […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The dynamic and empathetic Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah was one of the biggest breakout stars of 2015, delivering show-stealing turns in two of the most-nominated productions of the year- Unit 102’s brilliant heavenly courtroom drama (Outstanding Supporting Actress, The Last Days […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Jakob Ehman was last year’s winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor (for Theatre Brouhaha’s Cockfight). He wore a rope belt to the ceremony (it was the talk of twitter) and we grilled him about the new play he was […]

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The Outstanding Design-nominated team for the absurd, immersive, ambitious Mr. Burns …

  Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Shaw festival stalwart Tara Rosling contrasted a larger-than-life performance as the legendary Patient Griselda in act one of Top Girls with a heartbreaking naturalistic turn as a wounded woman in the second act in one of the most […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the Shaw Festival’s most consistently wonderful leading men, Outstanding Actor nominee Patrick McManus highlighted one of the festival’s biggest hits of 2015 as a completely redefined Henry Higgins in Peter Hinton‘s insightfully modern Pygmalion. Can you remember […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Five person comedy troupe Dame Judy Dench rocked the Fringe festival last summer with their original show That’s Just Five Kids in a Trench Coat!. We got the Outstanding Sketch/Improv Performance-nominated group members Chris Leveille, Claire Farmer, Gavin Pounds, […]