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24 May 2020

Convergence Theatre’s Corona Variations

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the span of 3 hours, you get six calls. Six calls ranging about ten minutes. Some of these calls you may interact in and some you may just listen. …

25 March 2020

ARC: OIL

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Ella Hickson’s OIL is a theatrical marvel that spans the lives of May (Bahareh Yaraghi) and Amy (Samantha Brown), a mother and daughter whose paths are steered by the equal …

25 March 2020

Les Ballet Trockadero

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Les Ballets Trockadero has returned once more to Toronto, and we couldn’t be more excited. The crowd was a varied wonder on March 8, ranging from eager children, to professional …

24 March 2020

Moonstruck at Bad Dog

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Every improv performer or fan has seen a troupe do the best they can with a weak or unpromising prompt. Moonstruck sidesteps that problem by drawing on the weird and …

09 March 2020

Necessary Angel: The Events

By // Theatre (Toronto)

He appears suddenly, striding purposefully towards the corner of the stage and warily watching as the choir of thirty or so rehearse a piece under the direction of Claire (Raven …

07 March 2020

Tarragon Theatre: The Runner

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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 …

04 March 2020

LUCID LUDIC & Why Not: BRAIN STORM

By // Theatre (Toronto)

After a stellar workshop presentation at the 2017 Fringe, BRAIN STORM returns to Toronto with its world premiere at the intimate Dancemakers Studio Theatre.  An innovative performance, BRAIN STORM is a …

04 March 2020

On Tour: Us/Them

By // Theatre (Toronto)

For those who enjoy booking a play without knowing anything about it, Us/Them may provide a shock. It did for an elementary school teacher in attendance. The subject matter was …

04 March 2020

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre: Box 4901

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Inside Box 4901 are some very different missed connections. Novelist Brian Francis makes his debut as a playwright and performer with a look back at a time when it was …

29 February 2020

Red Sky Performance & Canadian Stage: AF

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Red Sky Performance’s AF is true to brand a force of nature. The rhythm is urgent, the energy is youthful, and the choreography showcases the athleticism of the dancers. The …

25 February 2020

Factory Theatre: Lady Sunrise

By // Theatre (Toronto)

You ever fallen up the stairs before? I don’t know why but I feel more foolish when I fall going up the stairs then I do when I fall down …

24 February 2020

Canadian Stage: How to Fail As a Popstar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

How to Fail As a Popstar… Is it a love letter or is it a break up song? After watching Vivek Shraya’s debut play, now playing at Canadian Stage’s Berkeley …

23 February 2020

Hamilton on Tour

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is the smashiest smash hit to ever smash on Broadway and it has subsequently inspired a cult-like devotion that strains the limits of the word “cult-like” (the intensity …

17 February 2020

Crow’s Theatre: Secret Life of a Mother

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Hannah Moscovitch’s Secret Life of a Mother is a raw and compelling portrait of the darker side of motherhood – one rarely acknowledged in polite conversation, forcing the arts to …

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