Whether your hope is to laugh or be moved, two shows – Tita Jokes and 49th Day – at Toronto’s Next Stage Theatre Festival hosted by Toronto Fringe at the Factory Theatre have got you covered.
“The issues are completely relatable to a Toronto audience because they deal with violence, gentrification, unaffordable housing, addiction and the meaning of what it means to be a family.” Sylvie Webb reviews Coal Mine Theatre’s Between Riverside and Crazy
“After performing together for 20 years, the choir has become recognized for its sound, high energy, and messages of love, hope, and inspiration.” Sylvie Webb raves about The Kingdom Choir, making its Canadian debut at the George Weston Recital Hall.
“The actors were compelling and fantastical, but the realities they portrayed became ours to share.” Sylvie Webb reviews the Factory Theatre revival of Claudia Dey’s TROUT STANLEY
“The overall experience is raw: we are swept into the emotional healing of these innocent victims of war.” Sylvie Webb reviews Cahoots Theatre/b current’s world premiere of HILOT MEANS HEALER
“David Yee’s beautiful text invites us to think about our own cultural identity and how the mediated environment of the mall might help to replenish a sense of self.” Read Sylvie Webb’s full review of NO FOREIGNERS
Yep, we’ve decided. We’re going to pass on the usual treacly Valentine’s Day songs this year that get relentless airplay on FM airwaves. So what to listen to instead? We sought the reliable opinion of Richard Simon, an educator, lover of classic rock and commendium of pop musicology. Here are our recommendations of underplayed decades-spanning […]
Our song picks aren’t necessarily for or about Halloween. They hint at the macabre to suit the Halloween spirit and are fun listening for all ages. Any surprise you?
YPT presents Des mots d’la dynamite’s whimsical Scenes from a Tree, which introduces toddlers to theatre, music, poetry, dance, and media arts through performance and play.
‘The Man with the Violin: Suite for Violin and Orchestra,’ inspired by Kathy Stinson’s book, will receive its world premiere in Washington, DC tonight.