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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 …

13 February 2020

Tarragon: This Was the World

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Ellie Moon’s This Was the World, now playing at The Tarragon Theatre, Extra Space, endeavours to take on the notions of white privilege and white fragility, and does so unapologetically. …

22 November 2019

Anosh Irani’s Buffoon at Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Clowning is an art. A wise woman who has spent most of her adult life performing as a both a theatre and a circus clown once told me that clowning …

09 October 2019

Kat Sandler Debuts Yaga at the Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Tarragon Theatre has set up a wonderfully witchy opening to its autumn season. Leaves are turning, the air is cooling, and the fall season of theatre has begun. Onstage from …

05 April 2019

Tarragon’s Guarded Girls

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Tarragon’s new prison-set one-act from Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman thrives on the shoulders of an incredibly strong quartet of women and a compellingly twisty structure that races ahead and forces the audience …

04 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. 2018 was the year of the young woman in Toronto theatre. …

03 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Tess Benger

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. 2018 was the year of the young woman in Toronto theatre. …

31 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Lucy Hill

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. 2018 was the year of the young woman in Toronto theatre. …

26 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Rachel VanDuzer

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. 2018 was the year of the young woman in Toronto theatre. …

22 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Esther Jun

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Evan Placey’s Girls Like That was one of the most surprisingly …

16 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Nadine Bhabha

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. 2018 was the year of the young woman in Toronto theatre. …

25 November 2018

Bad Theatre about “Great” Men

By // Theatre (Toronto)

That’s right, I’m talking about Mirvish’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical and Tarragon’s Marshall McLuhan one-act in one article. They’re both terrible- dull, simplistic, varying degrees of ridiculous- and …

03 November 2018

Theory at Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Norman Yeung’s Theory is an ambitious meditation on thorny and topical issues, from free speech in academia and society to race and representation in media. Isabelle, a proudly progressive film …

30 September 2018

Harlem Duet: Just as Powerful Two Decades Later

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Given the heated discourse on race relations today – on and off stage – I am not sure if my title’s statement is positive or negative. One thing is for …

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