Kelly Bedard

In search of your next favourite summer jam? The ever-vibrant #IndieTO scene, of course, has you covered. We recommend the latest single from indie rock upstarts Simcoe, available now on Soundcloud…

  Kelly Bedard

I was skeptical, at first, about this dystopian Noah’s Ark adapted from a French graphic novel and starring Captain America (forgive the unfairly depreciative evocation; I’ve always liked Chris Evans and know full well that most of the major superheroes right now are actually pretty good actors, but you know what I mean). The first […]

  Kelly Bedard

This is a Cabin in the Woods-type movie. I don’t mean a riveting and inventive take on the horror genre (though it is, in some ways, that too; sort of), I mean that to reveal the full premise of this film is to undermine the experience of it. So I’m going to be coy about […]

  Kelly Bedard

We love our staff, but we love them entirely conditionally. Perhaps said condition should be that they hand in their stories on time and don’t give us any attitude (that might be the smarter business practice) but our condition is both simpler and harder to pull off than that: we love our staff on the […]

  Kelly Bedard

I’ve been saying for years that Shameless is one of the best series currently on TV. And that stars Emmy Rossum and Jeremy Allen White, in particular, are doing can’t-miss work. They’re both past My TV Award winners and nominees again for 2013 but it’s Shameless‘ currently airing 2014 season that you’re going to need […]

  Brian Balduzzi

So, I missed November. We had some amazing works hit our Boston and Greater Boston stages. I apologize for missing so many of them, and I heard wonderful things, especially from Concord Players’ Les Miserables, Speakeasy Stage Company’s Kurt Vonnegut’s Make Up Your Mind (A World Premiere), and the Huntington Theatre Company’s limited engagement The […]

  Kelly Bedard

With the crazy summer theatre season finally coming to a close, many of Toronto’s smaller companies are taking the lull in big-ticket fare to kick off their seasons with intimate, impactful dramas. The first two plays I saw this week were two-act studies of modern life at polarized ends of the socio-economic scale, both written […]

  Kelly Bedard

This fundraiser performance in support of The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario– happening tomorrow night at the great Flying Beaver Pubaret– is the perfect Pride Week event if you’re looking for something fun but relatively low-key that doesn’t just entertain you but does something good for the world While it entertains you. We urge you […]

  Kelly Bedard

Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite will be The Calliope Project’s premier show as an independent group. The three act comedy mixes dark and light humor to portray three families staying the Plaza Hotel and their trials though an affair, a seduction, and a wedding. Each act is led by a different director to layer different ideals […]