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18 October 2018

Ain’t Too Proud to Love Ain’t Too Proud

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Watching Mirvish’s production of Ain’t Too Proud was an absolute joy. I am a bigtime Motown music lover, and was so excited for the evening of music and to learn …

18 October 2018

Esie Mensah’s Shades

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Toronto-based choreographer and dancer Esie Mensah’s Shades premiered at the Factory Theatre with a short run, September 27 to 20, 2018. Shades is an exploration of the discrimination between lighter-skinned …

18 October 2018

Obsidian’s Darktown presents Judas Noir

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Adapted and directed by Leighton Alexander Williams, BDB Productions’ Judas Noir…

13 October 2018

What if Romeo and Juliet…

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Directed by Jackie Gosselin, this DynamO Théâtre production takes well-known and well-loved work, turns it a little bit on its head, and sets it back down for a younger audience. …

13 October 2018

Howland’s Wolves at Crow’s

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Sarah Delappe’s The Wolves is one of the finest pieces of theatre I’ve had the pleasure to see. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Howland Company’s production has everything. …

13 October 2018

Krapp’s Last Tape Remounted

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The production of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape, performed at the Theatre Passe Muraille, is truly a wonder. A perfect stage for a one-man play, actor Bob Nasmith shines. Like …

09 October 2018

Talking Treaties Spectacle at Fort York

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I am always interested and excited to see performances (dance, theatre, music) that are setting-specific, designed for the performance space. There is something special and unique that happens when a …

02 October 2018

Unit 102 presents Isaac’s Eye

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It’s said that Sir Isaac Newton believed in a mysterious substance called ‘ether’ which surrounded everyone – a belief which helped him on the road to many discoveries. The thing …

30 September 2018

Harlem Duet: Just as Powerful Two Decades Later

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Given the heated discourse on race relations today – on and off stage – I am not sure if my title’s statement is positive or negative. One thing is for …

24 September 2018

Jani Lauzon’s I Call Myself Princess

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A decade of research went into the making of the well crafted I Call Myself Princess, written by Jani Lauzon, and a joint Paper Canoe Projects and Cahoots Theatre Production, …

20 September 2018

Cue6’s Dry Land

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Dry Land is a coming of age tale that digs uncomfortably into both the tenderness and cruelty of North American teenage girlhood. Swim teammates Amy (Veronica Hortiguela) and Ester (Mattie …

04 September 2018

Soulpepper’s Summer 2018

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Bed & Breakfast This delightful play from Mark Crawford and the production directed by Ann-Marie Kerr currently playing at Soulpepper is wonderful for a ton of different reasons. Firstly, it’s …

30 August 2018

Echo’s Echo (& Narcissus)

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Echo Productions has uncanny timing. Their show Charlie: Son of Man, a narrative about Charlie Manson, debuted weeks after Charlie Manson’s death. And now Echo & Narcissus, a retelling of …

18 August 2018

SummerWorks ’18: Part VI

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Be sure to check out our Full List of SummerWorks Reviews Café Sarajevo episode 1 (A+) A surprising diversion from the usual SummerWorks lineup, Café Sarajevo is a live SummerWorks …

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