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13 July 2019

Stratford, 2019: Merry Wives

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The Merry Wives of Windsor is an obtrusively fat play in many senses. With about 472 disparate characters and plot threads, it’s in desperate need of trimming. It also packs …

24 January 2019

On Stage in TO: New & Notable

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Every season there are a few shows that diligent theatre-goers know not to miss. They come in various forms- remounts of proven hits, highly anticipated new works, sometimes a rarely …

08 September 2018

Stratford, 2018: The Festival

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The Music Man The best production at the Stratford Festival this year is an incredibly dated musical with a couple good (not great) songs and a story made of truly …

07 September 2018

Stratford, 2018: The Avon

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Coriolanus The Avon Theatre is lucky to have this big splashy Robert Lepage hit because it’s the only particularly good thing in the space this year. And even then, it …

04 September 2018

Stratford, 2018: The Studio

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Paradise Lost Lucy Peacock is a fabulous spotlight-stealing supernova as Satan in this excellent new adaptation by Erin Shields. She wears fabulous clothes, says fabulous lines, directly addresses the audience, …

08 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Michael Spencer-Davis

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

01 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Tom Rooney

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. I would not get a lot of pushback if I were …

27 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Mercedes Morris

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. OMG, have you guys met Mercedes Morris?! You should say hi …

12 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Olivia Croft

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. There’s a magic to indie theatre that the big houses just …

01 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Katelyn McCulloch

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. I always start these interviews with the question “do you remember …

27 January 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Mikaela Davies (2017)

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. Mikaela Davies refuses to stay in her lane. Having focused on …

11 September 2017

Stratford ’17: See

By // Theatre

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

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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

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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 …

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