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17 June 2019

Burning Out His Fuse Up Here Alone

By // Cinema

Paramount’s Rocketman is a bold, sentimental, messy, complex, obvious, colourful contradiction. If that sounds to you like a bad movie, you normally wouldn’t be wrong. But this is a movie …

20 April 2019

Chilina Kennedy Brings Beautiful Back

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I came out of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical with a smile on my face. Seeing a musical is always a night full of fun and passion, and this show …

11 March 2019

Mirvish presents Jersey Boys

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It’s very easy to understand how Jersey Boys has been such a big hit with audiences around the world. Combining the feel-good hits of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons …

15 February 2019

Come from Away‘s Canadian Cast Re-Opens at the Elgin

By // Theatre (Toronto)

In the gloomy socio-political climate we live in, Come from Away offers beams of hope that even tragedy and despair can lead to long-lasting friendships and renewed faith. The show …

17 January 2019

Michael Healey’s 1979

By // Theatre (Toronto)

1979 is a political thriller – but not like that. The (rise and) fall of one of Canada’s most forgotten and forgettable leaders sounds more like a mischievous improv prompt …

21 December 2018

Crude Blessings by T.M.”Roe” Patterson

By // Books

Crude Blessings: The Amazing Life Story of Glenn Patterson, American Oilman is written by Patterson’s Roe. Glenn isn’t famous, though he was successful. He didn’t accomplish great feats of endurance, work towards …

05 June 2018

Royal Drama: The Diana Tapes

By // Theatre (New York)

Attention on the British royals escalated to mania for the second time this year when, following the birth of the third royal baby, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the …

31 May 2018

Soulpepper’s Must-See Spring Season

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Walk into the Young Centre and buy a ticket, it doesn’t matter to what. Soulpepper Theatre has three productions running right now and, for the first time in memory (and …

06 April 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Sanjay Talwar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Sanjay Talwar returned to the Shaw Festival in 2017 to play …

26 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Marion Day

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. The charming and candid Marion Day gave a lively, versatile slew …

20 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Kelly Wong

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. I used to say that Kelly Wong was one of my …

19 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Tyler Check

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Million Dollar Quartet is a show about musical legends. Based on the …

27 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Victoria Fuller

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Outstanding Direction nominee Victoria Fuller is one of the most clear-eyed …

17 February 2018

Nominee Interview Series: James Gangl

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series…

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