Brian Balduzzi

August is a slow month for theatre in Boston; many thespians decide to escape on a last-minute vacation before the fall season begins, and many theatre companies busily try to complete their seasons (we’re still waiting on a few companies to release their entire slate of production titles). However, surprisingly, we have more than enough […]

  Brian Balduzzi

Many patrons lament that Boston lacks theatre in the summer months; earlier this season, we would have agreed. But as we constructed our July Must See, we found a plethora of new works, ambitious projects, and familiar favorites for the whole family to enjoy during the warm summer evenings. As always, we offer variety: straight […]

  Kelly Bedard

I just spent an hour and a half with Shakespeare Bash’d Artistic Director James Wallis and his wife/collaborator Julia Nish-Lapidus. The conversation sprawled- I asked them what fans of their previous Fringe hits The Taming of the Shrew and Much Ado About Nothing could expect from their upcoming Love’s Labour’s Lost; they sung the praises […]

I am an actor. Since graduating from theatre school almost four years ago, I have also become (in order and to greater or lesser degrees) an acting coach, a director, a stage combat choreographer and teaching assistant, a producer, an adaptor, and finally, a writer. One of the joys of being a young Canadian actor […]

  Brian Balduzzi

This month’s selections can only be described as tackling the smart and difficult topics left untouched by most of society. Too often, it is easier to ignore our problems and issues rather than facing them. These productions offer the touch discussions, from race to living life without regret to questioning the safety of our youth. […]

The “Coming Soon” feature is the newest addition to the Boston My Theatre Branch to satisfy your theatre cravings during the long summer months. While we have plenty of New England summer stock (which we’ll highlight with vigor and delight), it’s no surprise that Boston theatres virtually shut down for the summer months, focusing on […]

  Brian Balduzzi

I am in awe over the amount of diverse, interesting, and, dare I say, exceptional theatre in Boston for the lusty month of May. We have finally put away our winter coats and we’re ready for summer (maybe?). Before we go into our summer theatre slump (seriously, Greater Boston, what’s up with that?!), the Greater […]

  Brian Balduzzi

I tried in vain to find a common theme for these April “Must See” productions. We have fantastical elements and commentaries on sexual politics; epic plays and comedic classics; fringe and university productions. Yes, this month, we truly have something for everyone. What stood out for me, however, is that Boston theatre companies seem to […]

  Brian Balduzzi

February is a month of love, and I intend to show lots of love for Boston theatre. In an odd sense, all of these productions have something to do with love and loss. From the coldness of Russia to the warm (but cold-hearted) movie theater, these stories of what it means to love and lose […]

  Nick Christophers

Sometimes in life we experience a tragic event and try hard to conceal it from the ones we love. But sometimes the ugly truth forces us to divulge what is hidden deep in our hearts. Rich Ryan just happens to be one of those individuals. Rich experienced a terrible moment in his life that many […]

  Brian Balduzzi

We’re in October, and while our list is relatively short, we have some gems on our calendar. We’re noticing a lack of fringe theatre; are we just ignorantly unaware of the masterpiece works in our greater Boston community or does Boston lack quality fringe theatre? Email me press releases! Email me links of new, emerging […]

  Kelly Bedard

As we approach the December 19th launch of a new artistic initiative in Toronto, we thought we’d give you a quick preview of why we think it’s important and how some of the artists we love have gotten involved. City Voices– launching this Wednesday at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre- is a collection of this […]

  Kelly Bedard

Our favourite youth company is back for their 7th season this year with the incredibly ambitious Sweeney Todd. The teenagers and instructors at No Strings Theatre have been working since July 4th with masterclasses in drama, voice and dance to prepare for next weekend’s production at the Al Green Theatre (750 Spadina Ave). Tickets are […]

My Theatre’s Guide to Shows
  Kelly Bedard

It’s hard to stay on top of the hundreds of theatre companies in and around Toronto. Add in the Shaw and Stratford festivals and there’s so much going on on any given day that it’s impossible not to miss something. So, to help you out, we at My Theatre have made you a comprehensive (and […]

  Kelly Bedard

A couple weeks ago, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presented their Ground Floor New Play Series. I had the pleasure of seeing 3 of the 4 readings in the series, work from Boston University’s MFA candidates. Unfortunately, I missed out on Reginald Edmund’s South Bridge on the second night, but the three readings I did see left […]

Preview & Support Urban Bard’s New Season
  Kelly Bedard

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  Kelly Bedard

At least once a year, my father tells me he’d rather not go see Romeo & Juliet. When I ask why, he always says it’s because he’s seen it before. Personally, I think the great thing about Shakespeare is that it’s always different. No matter how many times you’ve seen Hamlet, the actors and director […]

Stratford 2011 Casting So Far
  Kelly Bedard

Casting is ongoing for Stratford’s next season before this one’s even over. Here’s what we know so far: – super exciting choices are marked with * or **, depending on the degree of awesome. – terrible ideas are marked with an x or xx, depending on the degree of horror. Richard III: Seana McKenna as […]

  Kelly Bedard

If you’re a theatre fan in the Toronto area this weekend, My Theatre and its parent company My Entertainment World would like to recommend No Strings Theatre’s production of Les Miserables (School Edition) playing today through Saturday at the Al Green Theatre. For the youth company’s 5th anniversary, they are taking on perhaps the most […]

  Kelly Bedard

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival has just announced their 2011 roster. Here are the highlights (and lowlights): Richard III: it’s a great play, fascinating really. But it is 99.9% dependent on a truly solid leading man. It needs someone who will bring something new to the part and keep the audience interested pretty much single handedly. […]

YouTube Stratford Preview: As You Like It
  Kelly Bedard

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