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15 March 2020

Nominee Interview Series: Fiona Sauder (2019)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2019 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual …

07 March 2020

Tarragon Theatre: The Runner

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Now the fact I was wearing a heavy sweater probably added to this, but I exited out of The Runner (Human Cargo Productions, written by Christopher Morris) just absolutely sweating. I …

17 February 2020

Crow’s Theatre: Secret Life of a Mother

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hannah Moscovitch’s Secret Life of a Mother is a raw and compelling portrait of the darker side of motherhood – one rarely acknowledged in polite conversation, forcing the arts to …

15 December 2019

Three Ships’ Christmas Carol at Campbell House

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I think I have a new Christmas tradition. I’ve always known the story of A Christmas Carol, but it’s never been a big part of my life. It’s the one …

21 September 2019

Life in a Box is Back!

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Both the best and worst thing about theatre, and indie theatre especially, is its ephemerality. Productions close so fast that you never have the time you need to tell every …

21 May 2019

Second City’s She The People

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Resistance Continues. That’s the sub-title of The Second City’s latest run of their feminist sketch phenom She The People. And there are a lot of things to resist: those who …

18 May 2019

Beautiful Man at the Factory Theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Initially staged at SummerWorks in 2015, Erin Shields’ Beautiful Man features Jennifer, Sophie, and Pam (Ashley Bottling, Mayko Nguyen, and Sophía Rodríguez), who perch on stools facing the audience. They …

03 May 2019

Out is Back In

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the play OUT, first produced at the 2016 Toronto Fringe Festival, writer-performer Greg Campbell takes us on a personal walk in 1977 Montreal, channelling his autobiography through Glen as …

14 March 2019

On Stage in TO: Remounts

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two shows that had smaller stage runs when they first debuted are back in Toronto, with more room to breathe. At Factory Theatre, Bears is back, after a far too …

26 November 2018

Crows Mainspace: Middletown

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This Crow’s remount of the 2017 Shaw production of Will Eno’s Middletown, is the story of a generic town, equidistant from its neighbouring towns, with a stable population, elevation, not too …

13 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Steven Elliott Jackson

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Playwright Steven Elliott Jackson’s Outstanding New Work-nominated play The Seat Next …

28 January 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Josh Epstein

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. One of the most beautiful voices in Canadian musical theatre belongs …

25 December 2017

Bad Hats’ Peter Pan takes off at Soulpepper

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The lush golden light of the Peter Pan set was a welcome contrast to the sharp cold evening we had rushed through en-route to the theatre, and the space itself …

28 November 2017

Mr. Shi and His Lover

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Inspired by the true story of an opera singer and a French diplomat, Mr. Shi and His Lover is a semi-operatic play currently on Tarragon’s mainstage. The narrative traces a …

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