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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 …

04 May 2018

On Stage in Toronto: Girls, “Little” and Like That

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Girls Like That (Tarragon Theatre) The more I think about this fantastic ensemble piece about teenage girls dealing with the age of slut-shaming gone viral, the more shocked I am …

18 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Noah Reid

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. Most people know Noah Reid as a screen actor. He scored …

05 March 2018

Moscovitch’s Tarragon Bunny

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Rarely am I so entirely delighted with almost every moment of a production as I was with Hannah Moscovitch’s new play Bunny, on at the Tarragon until April 1st. In …

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 …

10 December 2017

On Stage in TO: Small to Big

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I went back and forth on the title of this On Stage in TO roundup, the options being “small to big” and “best to worst” because both descriptions apply to …

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 …

01 October 2017

On Stage in TO: Identify Yourself

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Hart House Theatre) The saga of Hart House musicals is full of high highs and low lows as their success fluctuates wildly depending mostly, it …

30 April 2017

Tarragon’s Play with Songs

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Leaving the Tarragon Theatre after Midsummer, I realized that the play had brought me through a full spectrum of emotions. Happiness, sadness, despair, joy, anxiety, envy, pity, and all of …

12 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Paolo Santalucia

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Soulpepper Academy alum and Howland Company founding member Paolo Santalucia is our reigning …

06 April 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Kat Sandler

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Theatre Brouhaha Artistic Director Kat Sandler wrote three different plays that are nominated for …

29 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Patrick McManus

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The acting company at The Shaw Festival is second to none because of …

21 March 2017

On Stage in TO: Millennials

By // Theatre (Toronto)

People, especially non-millennials, love to talk about millennials. We’ve been dissected, scrutinized and written about to truly remarkable extents. The latest Survivor season was all about examining what makes us …

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