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07 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Amelia Sargisson (2018)

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Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Playwright Erin Shields’ contemporary reimagining of Genesis was the big buzzy hit …

01 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Daren A. Herbert (2018)

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. We poll the whole staff when deciding on nominations every year …

01 May 2017

Season Sponsor: Foster’s Inn

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Once again, this year’s coverage of The Stratford Shakespeare Festival is brought to you by one of our favourite local businesses, Foster’s Inn. Strike that, aside from the festival itself …

29 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Qasim Khan

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Soulpepper alum Qasim Khan is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor this year for …

16 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Keira Loughran

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Canada’s biggest and most famous theatre company- The Stratford Festival- sometimes gets bogged …

01 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Dan Chameroy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Dan Chameroy is a very big deal to me. He’s a big deal …

20 February 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Debashis Sinha

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Prolific sound designer and composer Debashis Sinha is nominated for the third time …

04 February 2017

From Stratford to Soulpepper: The Last Wife

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Kate Hennig’s contemporary history play traces the story of King Henry VIII’s sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr (Kate) – beginning with his awkward and aggressive pursuit of her, her …

23 September 2016

Stratford’s 2016 Musicals

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Little Night Music All I knew about A Little Night Music going in was “Send in the Clowns”, arguably the crown jewel of Sondheim’s canon. It would have been best …

14 September 2016

Stratford’s 2016 Modern Drama

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All My Sons This Arthur Miller drama feels a-typical for the company that’s made its name on Shakespeare and its money on musicals. Though modern drama isn’t Stratford’s usual racket, …

29 August 2016

Stratford’s 2016 Classics

By // Theatre

The Aeneid Under the guise of greek mythology, playwright Olivier Kemeid (with translator Maureen Labonté) and director Keira Loughran have snuck an honest-to-god contemporary piece of full-length theatre into the …

18 August 2016

Stratford’s Much-Needed Breath of Kings

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The Tom Patterson theatre is great; it allows for fully in-the-round staging (or in-the-rectangle, rather) and it’s big enough that the kings aren’t undermined by a crowd too small for …

01 July 2016

In Stratford: Shakespeare in Love

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I have just one rule about adaptations and that one rule makes or breaks my assessment of said adaptation’s worth, every time. I need there to be a reason it’s …

23 June 2016

In Stratford: As You Like It

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Set in Newfoundland in 1985, director Jillian Keiley’s production of Shakespeare’s irresistible pastoral is simple, lighthearted and creative. A bare stage gets its sense of place from the actors (designer …

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