Kelly Bedard

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of our Best Actor nominees in Toronto’s Regional Category, Alex McCooeye was a refreshing, funny and terrifying Richard III. The success of Shakespeare in the Ruff’s 2013 production in Withrow Park rested squarely on […]

  Ann Fitzhenry

In live theatre, you know that anything can happen – props don’t work, actors skip a couple of lines, or segue into ad libs. It is what makes it exciting and fresh. When the live theatre is outdoors, the elements of chance are higher, from planes overhead drowning out lines to picnicking (drunken) audience members […]

  Kelly Bedard

There were 9 Shakespeare productions happening in and around Toronto this summer (that I know of). I missed only one of them (Mother Nature really didn’t want me to see The Taming of the Shrew, even though it was directed by one of my favourite theatre artists in town!). The best was Shakespeare Bash’d’s no-frills […]

  Kelly Bedard

We had more fan votes this year than the My Theatre Awards have ever had before, so we decided to do what we started last year with the My TV Awards– choose a Fan Favourite who received overwhelming support throughout our extended awards season and Nominee Interview Series. We choose the winners of our regular […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Artistic Director of the newly relaunched Shakespeare in the Ruff and the director of their inaugural production, Brendan McMurtry-Howlett adapted a standout version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, sidestepping the text’s many problems and reviving outdoor Shakespeare in Riverdale. […]

Before we announce the winners of the 2012 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Scene-stealer David Patrick Flemming took on multiple roles to great effect in Shakespeare in the Ruff’s inventive take onThe Two Gentlemen of Verona in Withrow Park. Nominated for both Best Supporting Actor in a Regional Production AND Best […]