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13 January 2018

On Stage in TO: Til Death Do You Part

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Death and marriage are all the rage on Toronto stages at the moment with four current productions totally preoccupied with one or both. The most prominent is Groundling Theatre Company’s …

09 December 2017

Featured Event: Shakespeare-in-Hospitals La Maschera Gala

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Over the last three months, Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s ensemble has been touring…

25 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: King Lear w/ James Graham

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With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

23 November 2017

The National Ballet’s Winter’s Tale: a multi-cast review

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Featuring vivid characters and a dramatic story of jealousy, love, and redemption, The National Ballet of Canada’s adaptation of The Winter’s Tale is a beautifully choreographed, magical ballet that absolutely …

18 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Timon w/ Jessi McCarthy & Owen Schmitt

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With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world…

11 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Merchant w/ Lauren Horejda

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With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

04 November 2017

The Shakespeare Series: Hamlet w/ Matthew Edison

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With the help of some of the best and brightest Shakespeare fans in the world, we’re diving deep into 38 plays in 35 episodes (Henrys IV & VI only get …

18 October 2017

Tragedie of Lear

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Palmerston Library Theatre isn’t used very often for serious theatre. With its limiting proscenium layout, casual-but-not-indie atmosphere and periodic subway-related rumblings, it’s rare to see much produced there beyond …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: See

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I was really hard on the Stratford productions I didn’t like this year but it was actually a pretty strong season and the things that were good were Really good. …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: So-So

By // Theatre

In a really pretty strong Stratford season, these mostly good productions fell to the middle of the pack because other things were better, not because they were bad at all. …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: Skip

By // Theatre

I promise everything gets better from here. Please keep in mind that I refuse to pull punches so you can believe me when I tell you you really should see …

02 September 2017

Two Dauntless Gentlewomen

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I went to Two Gentlewomen of Verona by Dauntless City Theatre because it was marketed as intersectional feminism meets Shakespeare. The title alone had gender bender written all over it. …

28 August 2017

Queen Margaret at Theatre for the New City

By // Theatre (New York)

It is the story of the daughter of a deposed king with an eye on the throne and a determination to return to glory. A blonde-haired outsider from across the …

14 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XVII

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Maddie’s Karaoke Birthday Party (A) This perfectly cast site-specific musical is the best thing composing team Barbara Johnston and …

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