When I walked into Hart House Theatre the other night, I worried that perhaps I should have packed dental floss for the treacle I expected to find in Legally Blonde: the Musical. A fuchsia set dominated the enormous stage. Peppy 90s female singers were being piped through the sound system. With visions of a colour […]
“Each woman’s story is unique, and the piece seeks to weave our stories so that we can ‘speak’ to each other – both about our individual experiences and our exchanges with the others.” Interview with Lara Arabian, The Solitudes
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.
Our review of the relatable and representative “Bend it Like Beckham: the Musical”
“It’s incredibly vibrant, energetic, FUN, and has surprising emotional depth.” The Quotable Sayak weighs in on The SpongeBob Musical, making a stop in Toronto
Our interview with the sure-footed and quick-witted Clare McConnell, performing on The Second City Mainstage in “If I Could #Throwback Time”
Interview with David Fallis about the Toronto Consort’s “Schütz’s Christmas Story” concert, featuring English tenor Charles Daniels and performed on Baroque instruments
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory performs uaajeerneq “an in-your-face, base, surreal creature performance” in Ikumagialiit, a Indigenous performance art show that debuts at Harbourfront Centre’s Festival of Cool: The Arctic.
“The truth is: this generation consumes media so voraciously, if one wants to reach them, a movie is the way to do it. (And, I argue, a movie musical is an even better way.)” Danny Schur on the movie musical STAND!
SesayArts in conversation with dancer-choreographer Christianne Ullmark about the world premiere of “close encounters in the fifth dimension”, part of Citadel Dance Mix