Lisa McKeown

Aptly timed, this DMT Productions prequel to Waiting for Godot is currently playing at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace while Soulpepper’s production of Beckett’s play is starting to wrap up. I have a deep personal affinity for the original: I first read it in high school, I have taught it in a class on existentialism, […]

  Rachael Nisenkier

The Force Awakens was the female-led Heroes Journey I’d dreamed of through a tomboy childhood. Rogue One is just flat out an amazing Star Wars movie. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story may be the most aptly named film to come out this year. It’s a fantastically well-made, well-loved Star Wars film that manages to […]

  Kelly Bedard

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 brightest ingenues, the delightful Kate Besworth is best known for playing kids. In the case of her Outstanding Actress-nominated performance this year, the kid in question was the intrepid and heroic Molly who […]

  Robin Lempel

I’ve been obsessed with Wet Hot American Summer for years. It just gets me, and it only gets better the more you watch it. So I freaked out when I heard that they were making a prequel. And Netflix’s eight-episode prequel Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp did not disappoint. Yes, it was […]