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14 August 2019

SummerWorks, 2019

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805-4821 (A) “805-4821 is a trans coming out story made out of other stories: a dialogue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a half-remembered swim lesson, and an 80,000 word Facebook correspondence” This …

19 July 2019

Get Lost in the Tape Escape

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The label “immersive” is thrown around carelessly these days; Outside the March is working tirelessly to remind us all just what it means. Their latest project, Tape Escape, takes participants …

15 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part XII

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Emotional Labour (A) Written and performed by Jess Beaulieu and Luis Fernandes, this clever two-hander about the division of …

13 July 2019

Waitress *sigh* as a Musical

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Some stories take a few tries to find their perfect medium. Les Miserables, for example, is a meandering bore of a novel (hot take? Whatever, I don’t want to hear …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Let’s Talk About The Huns

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Off the bat, because all our other Fringe reviews have letter grades right beside the title, let’s get this …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part XI

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. I, Malvolio (B+) Justin Otto’s performance in I, Malvolio is powerful. If you can take anything away from this …

11 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part X

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Omen: The Musical (A) This modern witchy musical about a post-climate change (aka post-apocalyptic) world is eerie and enchanting. …

10 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part IX

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Fuckboys the Musical (B) I quite liked this sassy American import featuring a cast of a bunch of standout …

10 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part VIII

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Death Ray Cabaret (A-) Second City stalwarts Jordan Armstrong and Kevin Matviw bring a wonderful verve to their free-wheeling …

10 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part VII

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. The Weight of It All (A-) Gillian Bartolucci’s latest solo piece plays out more like a one-woman sketch show …

09 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part VI

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII (B) The first thing that comes to mind when I think …

09 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part V

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE News Play (A-) Madeleine Brown has concocted another show with a unique, funny and disarmingly rich story. Siblings and …

08 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part IV

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE. Clotheswap (A-) I love a good in-real-life clothes swap, so I was quite excited to see Amanda Barker’s and …

06 July 2019

Toronto Fringe, 2019: Part III

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Take a look at our full list of 2019 Fringe reviews HERE.  Night Cows (A) A percussive heartbeat punctuates the soundscape of Night Cows/Les vaches de nuits. Eléonore Lamothe sits curled …

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