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16 May 2019

OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story

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What caught my attention for Tarragon Theatre’s performance of OLD STOCK: A Refugee Love Story was Ben Caplan. I read that he did the music for the show, and immediately …

01 December 2017

Manwatching Gavin Crawford

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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 …

19 June 2017

On Stage in TO: Clowning Around

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Blind Date (Tarragon Theatre) I’ve already reviewed this wonderful improvised clown show and its creator Rebecca Northan won the 2015 MyTheatre Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for her work alongside …

11 April 2015

On Stage in TO: Mid-West

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With the weather warming up and city-dwellers coming out of hibernation, the Toronto theatre community is providing plenty of places for them to go. You could head down Yonge Street …

03 April 2015

The 2014 My Theatre Award Winners: Toronto

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On Monday March 30th, the Toronto theatre community gathered together at The Great Hall on Queen West to celebrate all the amazing work that made it to the stage in …

29 March 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Brendan Gall

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Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. We were already falling in love with Dr. Jerry Gordon on Remedy …

07 March 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Damien Atkins (II)

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Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Last year’s Best Actor winner (for Soulpepper’s Angels in America), Damien is …

12 February 2015

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Rebecca Northan

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2014 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The ensemble for Tarragon’s production of Sextet, the bittersweet new play by …

25 January 2015

Medical Theatre: Nightwood & Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two major Toronto companies are telling cancer stories right now. Nightwood’s HER2 is an ensemble of women participating in a drug trial to treat a deadly form of breast cancer …

25 November 2014

On Stage in TO: The Great

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Sextet (Tarragon) This new theatrical dramedy from Morris Panych is a six-person character piece that plays out almost in real time between three motel rooms occupied by a string sextet …

03 November 2014

On Stage in TO: Dramatic One-Acts

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The Bakelite Masterpiece (Tarragon Theatre) This new one-act by Kate Cayley tells the thematically rich (and fictionally embellished) story of Han van Meegeren (Georgie Johnson) whose sale of a Vermeer …

09 October 2014

On Stage in TO: Fall Drama

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Enemy of the People: an open forum Florian Borchmeyer’s modern adaptation of the Ibsen play An Enemy of the People (translated by Maria Milisavljevic) attempts to instill the 1882 play …

21 March 2014

My Theatre Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Elisa Moolecherry

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2013 My Theatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. In Tarragon’s Hannah Moscovitch double bill last March, Elisa Moolecherry stole our hearts …

15 March 2014

Hold on to your Seats and Remember to Breathe

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Admirers of the written word take note.  Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs exhibits some of the best writing I have ever had the pleasure of listening to.  He takes a seemingly simple …

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