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08 July 2014

Fringe TO 2014: Thea, Day 1

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Lost and Found (A) What a better way to start my fringe binge than Marilla Wex’s Lost and Found. From the first moments of her honest and integral solo show, …

06 July 2014

Fringe TO 2014: Justis, Day 1

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Centre of the Universe (B) The Centre of The Universe, staged between the taps and front windows of everybody’s favourite dive bar, “The Lab” is a gripping telling of …

06 July 2014

Fringe TO 2014: Kelly, Day 1

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Check out our Full List of Fringe reviews HERE and see below for my report from my first day of shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival. Tachycardia (C-) The first show …

29 June 2014

He Huffs and He Puffs: Huff at Magnetic North

By // Theatre

You walk into the theatre. Plastic covers the walls on the stage. At first you don’t notice, but after a while you start see something projected there.  A ribcage?  “This …

23 June 2014

Magnetic North: wag

By // Theatre

“What I love about dogs,” Denise Clarke mummers as she begins imitating a dog’s slow building tail-wag, “is that they can’t hide their emotions.” Despite the audience’s noticeable lack of …

05 June 2014

Why I Decided to Write a 1-Person Show for the Fringe

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I am an actor. Since graduating from theatre school almost four years ago, I have also become (in order and to greater or lesser degrees) an acting coach, a director, …

01 September 2013

Kelly at SummerWorks, Part 3

By // Theatre (Toronto)

How to Disappear Completely was the second best thing I saw at SummerWorks this year (after Wild Dogs on the Moscow Trains). I loved it. It was everything I wished …

08 August 2013

Kelly at the Fringe, Pt 4: I Like You, I Really Like You

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Just one more, I promise. This is the last one. And I promise this one is nice. This one is really nice. Because this was the thing I liked. This …

07 August 2013

Kelly at the Fringe, Pt 3: I Do Love Nothing So Well As You

By // Theatre (Toronto)

After two instalments of highly critical Fringe complaining (Part 1, Part 2– my colleagues were much nicer), I have two productions left to discuss. One was pretty good but not as great as I wanted …

25 June 2013

At Luminato: Chamber Magic

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The reason I chose Chamber Magic as one of the few Luminato shows to review this year was that it promised to be simply enjoyable in a way that most …

04 June 2013

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A with Jessica Moss

By // Theatre

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. A longtime…

12 May 2013

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A with Amelia Sargisson

By // Theatre

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Amelia Sargisson is the astounding solo performer behind My Name is Rachel …

08 April 2013

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A with Gord Rand

By // Theatre

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Gord Rand was the translator and enigmatic performer behind one of the …

12 March 2013

Limping with Rage

By // Theatre

I have no idea what is going on at the Panasonic right now. It’s a bafflingly weird 90s-era one-woman comedy show, I guess. But, like, Super Canadian without any of …

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