Toronto’s favourite improv company Bad Dog Theatre is taking over the Assembly Theatre’s Parkdale space this month for a Comedy on Queen Street festival featuring 60+ shows and countless fantastic artists. We caught up with a pair of those artists to discuss one of the shows on offer: Holiday! An Improvised Musical    Based on […]

A still relatively new but already beloved Toronto holiday theatre tradition is Three Ships Collective/Soup Can Theatre’s site-specific Christmas Carol staged at the historic Campbell House Museum.   As the production prepared to get back on its feet after a two-year pandemic hiatus, we caught up with director Sare Thorpe and playwright/assistant director Justin Haig […]

  Rachel Ganz

The 2021 Digital Toronto Fringe takes place July 21-July 31 with over 65 shows and nightly communal events, including a digital Fringe Tent. I sat down with Lucy Eveleigh, executive director of the Toronto Fringe Festival, to chat about digital theatre, inclusive programming, and the future of Fringe culture.   The 2021 Digital Toronto Fringe […]

From December 26-29, Puppetmongers Theatre are celebrating the 30th Anniversary…

  Kelly Bedard

Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s annual Shakespeare in Hospitals gala is coming up very soon so we caught up with Artistic Director Victoria Urquhart to find out how this season’s show came to be, why the program is as crucial as ever, and how we can get in on the gala festivities. For anyone unfamiliar with the program, […]

The Saskatoon StarPhoenix described Holly Brinkman and S.E. Grummett’s Pack Animals as…

  Kelly Bedard

Are you worried about the state of the world? Good. So is director/playwright Rouvan Silogix. We caught up with him to get the inside track on his latest work with Theatre ARTaud, a surrealist theatre collective run entirely by artists-of-color. Blood + Soil runs at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace from Apr 25 – May 5 at […]

  Chris Behmke

What stories we tell and who we tell them about greatly influences how we see the world around us. This is particularly in the worlds of cinema and television. Recognition of that power has given rise over the last several years to the responsibility that film and television have in prioritizing diversity and inclusiveness. There […]