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20 November 2017

Another Trip Around the Sun, Another Great Solo Show

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I was at the opening night of actor-writer-comedian Daniel Stolfi’s Another Trip Around the Sun at The Bad Dog Theatre. The opening act for the night was improv duo Probably …

03 November 2017

Featured Production: You Want It What Way? A Boy Band Tale

By // Theatre (Toronto)

When it comes to boy bands, my Littrell-loving heart instinctively trusts a Brian. So when Backstreet Boys devotee Brian Jansen pitched a sketch comedy dance show about boy bands, I …

30 October 2017

Grab ‘Em By the Pussy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rouvan Silogix is angry about the state of the world, and very understandably so. And what better way to channel that anger than to create a farce about the contemporary …

27 October 2017

Regeneration at the United Solo Festival

By // Theatre (New York)

Regeneration, just closed on Theatre Row but returning for one more performance on November 6th, is built upon what would seem to be sure-footing for interesting theatre: the high emotional stakes …

25 October 2017

Featured Production: Grab ‘Em By the Pussy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Described as “A Surrealist Vaudeville Farce”,  the fabulously titled “Grab ‘Em By the Pussy” or How to Stop Worrying & Love the Bomb is the troll-baiting, expectation-defying, ground-breaking new work …

25 October 2017

Scapegoat Introduces Cloud

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Daniel Pagett’s new play Cloud is about connections both human and technological. The narrative traces two sets of people…

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 …

18 October 2017

The Adventures of Tom Shadow

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre Lab’s new musical comedy, currently onstage at the Factory Studio Theatre, can be summarized in one word: clever. The title- The Adventures of Tom Shadow- suggests a Peter Pan-type protagonist and a …

16 October 2017

Ahuri Theatre & Bad New Days’ Flashing Lights

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Co-produced by Ahuri Theatre and Bad New Days, Flashing Lights is a story that explores the ways in which technology affects lives, and specifically our relationships. From the internet and …

06 October 2017

How to Drown Gracefully

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Bathroom intimacy is a key part of any romantic relationship. Worst opening sentence ever? I stand by it only because Filament Incubator’s production of Becky Tanton’s How to Drown Gracefully …

01 October 2017

On Stage in TO: Identify Yourself

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Hart House Theatre) The saga of Hart House musicals is full of high highs and low lows as their success fluctuates wildly depending mostly, it …

27 September 2017

The Diana Tapes

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Diana Tapes is about the disclosure of Princess Diana’s recorded confessions of her personal experience as a member of the HRH to journalist Andrew Morton. Morton’s book, “Diana: Her …

18 September 2017

Miss at The Assembly

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I rewrote the title of this article about four times. I worry that the one I settled on is misleading- it sounds like an old timey newspaper headline declaring that …

11 September 2017

ASMRtist

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sarah Marchand and Matt Jones have collaborated to write and create a theatre ASMR experience: the show incorporates elements of ASMR (in both performance and social media) while telling the …

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