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18 March 2016

MyTheatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Tim Walker (II)

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Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Known for his kind, affable nature, indie star Tim Walker shocked and astounded …

18 January 2016

MyTheatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Claire Hill (II)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of indie Toronto’s most prolific scenographers, Claire Hill joins the Nominee Interview …

07 December 2015

The Storefront Castle

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Dean Gabourie‘s sparse and tonally conflicted staging of Howard Barker’s The Castle seems to feature every actor you’ve ever seen at the Storefront. There’s the ever-reliable Sean Sullivan hamming it …

12 November 2015

On Stage in TO: Hate & Revenge

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Edmond (The Storefront Arts Initiative) In David Mamet’s bleak one-act Edmond, nearly every actor plays multiple roles. Director Benjamin Blais has his large, diverse cast nearly omnipresent and in perpetual …

07 May 2015

On Stage in TO: Small Stages

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Creditors (Coal Mine Theatre) The final piece in Coal Mine Theatre’s fantastically successful inaugural season is a dark domestic drama from August Stringberg set in a 19th century world of …

03 April 2015

The 2014 My Theatre Award Winners: Toronto

By // Theatre (Toronto)

On Monday March 30th, the Toronto theatre community gathered together at The Great Hall on Queen West to celebrate all the amazing work that made it to the stage in …

24 March 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Brenhan Mc Kibben

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The entire leading trio from Cockfight, Kat Sandler’s superb testosterone-fuelled ode to …

04 March 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Jakob Ehman

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. An unmissable presence on Toronto’s indie theatre scene lately, Jakob first caught …

02 March 2015

Impotent Liaisons

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Keep your bonbons. Your roses. Your teddy bears. I wanted something steamy for Valentine’s Day this year and when I learned that Red One was producing Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons …

25 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Claire Hill

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. We try to stay away from nominating the same person twice in …

13 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Benjamin Blais

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Ben Blais has stepped up in the past few years as a …

17 December 2014

Long Night’s Journey Into Day: A Savage Virginia Woolf

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Burgeoning Stratford hotshot Tyrone Savage tread a tricky path very strategically in getting his vision of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf to the Storefront stage (where it’s currently playing until …

03 November 2014

On Stage in TO: Dramatic One-Acts

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Bakelite Masterpiece (Tarragon Theatre) This new one-act by Kate Cayley tells the thematically rich (and fictionally embellished) story of Han van Meegeren (Georgie Johnson) whose sale of a Vermeer …

13 June 2014

A Fucking Brilliant Fight

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Please excuse the vulgarity of this review’s title; Kat Sandler‘s immersive dialogue has a tendency to catch on and affect my vocabulary for a few hours after I leave the …

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