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07 December 2019

Inside a Shakespeare-In-Hospitals Performance

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If it’s hard to convince new audiences to give Shakespeare a chance, why not take it to them? Shakespeare-In-Hospitals goes to “traditional and non-traditional theatre spaces” with traditional and non-traditional …

07 December 2019

White Mills’ Christmas Carol at Spadina Museum

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s the holiday season which means we get to relive the quintessential secular Christmas story – apparently the only one, again and again. Avid Carolers are spoilt for choice – …

29 November 2019

Cats, the musical

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I’m going for a big metaphorical stretch here guys so I just need you to bear with me- seeing Cats live is like going to church. Inside the theatre you’ll …

26 November 2019

Featured Event: Shakespeare in Hospitals Gala

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s annual Shakespeare in Hospitals gala is coming up very soon so we caught up with Artistic Director Victoria Urquhart to find out how this season’s show came to …

22 November 2019

Anosh Irani’s Buffoon at Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Clowning is an art. A wise woman who has spent most of her adult life performing as a both a theatre and a circus clown once told me that clowning …

21 November 2019

Midsummer, BASH’d

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There is something quite delightful about walking into a bar, grabbing a beverage and settling in to watch a show. If you are familiar with this feeling, odds are you …

19 November 2019

Seven Siblings’ Girl in the Machine *eyes my google home with suspicion*

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Strong design elements and performances give Girl in the Machine,…

14 November 2019

Dead Parents Society at Buddies

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Usually the premise for a comedy troupe is quaint, maybe a little quizzical. Dead Parents Society answers your first question right away and rejoices in how uncomfortable it makes you. …

14 November 2019

MacIvor & Brooks: Let’s Run Away

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There is no doubt that when Daniel MacIvor enters the stage, he does so with seasoned confidence. He appears a bit agitated while dressing the stage, a picture here, a …

14 November 2019

Almighty Voice and His Wife at Soulpepper

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Daniel David Moses’ Almighty Voice and His Wife provides a contemporary retelling of the events leading to Cree Warrior Almighty Voice’s untimely death, and his ill fated love affair with …

14 November 2019

Obsidian’s Pass Over and why we see theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

We, the audience, are waiting for the play to start. Kitch (Mazin Elsadig), on stage, is waiting for his friend Moses (Kaleb Alexander) to wake up. Moses is waiting for …

14 November 2019

Factory’s Fresh Trout Stanley

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Traditionally, the Gothic aesthetic has dabbled with imagery of the supernatural, haunted castles, and other spooky fare. It is more reminiscent of Stoker’s Dracula lurking around Transylvanian castles than velour …

23 October 2019

The COC’s Fall 2019 Season

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The Canadian Opera Company has set out a delicious 2019/20 season. I have been excited to see Turandot since last fall when the upcoming season was released. Knowing little about …

16 October 2019

Blood Pact’s Dock Mother God Society

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Set in the British Columbia town of Kelowna against the backdrop of the worst wildfire season in Canadian history, Dock Mother God Society, Blood Pact Theatre’s latest production, is the …

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