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28 January 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Julia Haist

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. Julia Haist’s site-specific solo show at the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival …

15 January 2018

Dave Deveau’s Funny Valentine at Buddies

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Originally written (and performed) by Dave Deveau, My Funny Valentine is a play based around the true story of a gay teen who was killed by his classmate in 2008. …

08 January 2018

Next Stage, 2018: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Good Morning, Viet Mom “I can’t talk about my mom without talking about my dad. I can’t talk about my dad without talking about the divorce. I can’t talk about …

08 January 2018

Next Stage, 2018: The Antechamber

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The antechamber shows are short, 30 mins pieces, and some of my favourite Next Stage offerings. This year brought two high-energy clown pieces. Leila Live A self-described “real life Persian …

01 December 2017

Manwatching Gavin Crawford

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Manwatching is a one-man show written by a woman. That’s all I know about the author going in to see the show, because she remains anonymous. And each night a …

20 November 2017

Another Trip Around the Sun, Another Great Solo Show

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I was at the opening night of actor-writer-comedian Daniel Stolfi’s Another Trip Around the Sun at The Bad Dog Theatre. The opening act for the night was improv duo Probably …

15 November 2017

Daughter, Remounted

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Adam Lazarus’s play Daughter is about masculinity. Or rather: it is a play about toxic masculinity. Or, even more accurately: it is a play about the ways in which the patriarchy …

27 October 2017

Regeneration at the United Solo Festival

By // Theatre (New York)

Regeneration, just closed on Theatre Row but returning for one more performance on November 6th, is built upon what would seem to be sure-footing for interesting theatre: the high emotional stakes …

11 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part VI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE The Only Good Indian (B+) It’s difficult to grade this solo show from Pandemic Theatre because half its runtime is just a “long table” …

10 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part V

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Explosions for the 21st Century (A-) My favourite SummerWorks show this year, Christopher Ross-Ewart’s philosophical and practical lecture on sound design is both an …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part IV

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Pearle Harbour’s Chautaqua (A+) [Ed. Note: A+ is the highest grade we give but, just for the record, MM’s official submission was “A+++++++”] This is …

08 August 2017

SummerWorks ’17: Part III

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Read All Our SummerWorks Reviews HERE Erased: Billy and Bayard (A) Created and performed by the Queer Songbook Orchestra, featuring Andrew Broderick and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, the show weaves together the …

16 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XXI

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews Snap! (A-) I don’t know what I expected from Snap! but it wasn’t to be so charmed by this …

15 July 2017

Toronto Fringe ’17: Part XX

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Be sure to check out our Full List of Fringe Reviews The Food Project (A-) A collective-oriented company, Theatre by Committee’s show is essentially a glorified commercial about the state …

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