RISKY PHIL is a comedy by Paula Wing making its world premiere at Young People’s Theatre. The play explores multiple themes, like family dynamics, fact vs. truth and the significance of risk-taking, and offers strong ensemble acting and many funny moments.
How to introduce our interview with Jivesh Parasram (call him Jiv)…. Or rather, what to say that will be succinct? Because there is a lot to say about this maverick theatre creator who, in addition to being a writer and performer, is the Associate Artistic Producer of Theatre Passe Muraille and the Artistic Producer of […]
It does not feel like spring yet…but let’s speed up Mother Nature with these 10 songs on a Spotify playlist that are sure to bring on warm thoughts!
This week, fu-GEN Theatre presents Mixie and the Halfbreeds at the Pia Bouman School’s Scotiabank Studio Theatre. The play, by Japanese-Canadian Julie Tamiko Manning and Chinese-Canadian Adrienne Wong, bills itself as “a playful exploration of being mixed race in Canada.” In director Jenna Rodgers’ production, it lives up to this promise of a meaningful thematic […]
A few days ago, I got an email asking if I review books. I answered that I do not (at this point). What I mostly do is profile people and live productions. As it happens, Daniel Shehori and Steven Shehori wrote a book last September called Media Whore: A Shockingly Simple Guide to Becoming Your […]
HISTOIRE D’AMOUR is an homage and an exploration of love’s mysticism and mythos. The multimedia dance-theatre conceived by Sylvie Bouchard explores the history of love through 6 vignettes, each choreographed by a Canadian choreographer.
Baritone Geoffrey Sirett will don the titular overcoat as Akakiy Akakiyevich in the world-premiere production of Morris Panych and James Rolfe’s THE OVERCOAT: A MUSICAL TAILORING in Toronto and Vancouver.
Voices³: Tanya Tagaq + Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory is at once a traditional, contemporary and futuristic performance — and a phenomenal pairing. What seems certain is a powerful, challenging and unique experience.
In Conversation with dancer-choreographer Christopher House about TDT’s 50th anniversary program, GLASS FIELDS, which re-presents his 1983 Glass Houses and 5 diverse new choreographies inspired by it
Canadian Music Centre (CMC) presents cellist Rachel Mercer in a solo recital of all-Canadian music for cello and electronics. And this recital comes with a built-in conundrum. . . is it a solo if it includes a duet with herself? Putting aside this mystery for a moment, the innovative combination of cello and electronics is […]