The Musical Stage Company‘s annual UnCovered concert series has an unsuspectedly far reach. True story: exactly one year ago, I found myself in a school principal’s office for a meeting to discuss planning for school improvement. “I’m sorry if I’m a bit tired,” the principal apologised as we began.” I was at a concert featuring […]
To John Wamsley, now more than ever, spelling counts! This recent graduate of the Sheridan College-University of Toronto Theatre and Drama Studies program (and The Office aficionado) is a versatile triple-threat. He can toggle effortlessly between Shakespeare, stage musicals and everything in between. And he’s about to take the stage at Hart House Theatre as “Chip” Tolentino in […]
BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL looks and sounds great. The problem, however, is the story.
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?
Spare and simple are Ravi Jain’s hallmark in this Salt-Water Moon, with its focus on the love story of Jacob (Kawa Ada) & Mary (Mayko Nguyen)
Falen Johnson: So much of this festival is about opening & maintaining a dialogue. How do we continue to move down that path illustrated by Two Row Wampum after the gathering is over?
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a unique theatrical experience which immerses – and implicates the audience in – the life experience of Christopher Boone.
Ellen Denny: “Usually I’m in plays written by men who are often dead, so it’s exciting to not only be in a piece by a woman but someone my age.”
Try this… type “cabaret” into your device, and see what you get. Thanks to predictive text, your cabaret will become a “cabinet.” Or perhaps a mellow “cabernet.” Sharron Matthews has been crowned Canada’s Cabaret Queen, and despite the runaway success of her cabaret Girl Crush this year, the continued absence of “cabaret” from e-lexicons is […]
How to introduce our interview with Jivesh Parasram (we can call him Jiv)…. Rather, what to say that will be succinct? Because there is quite a lot to say about this maverick theatre creator who, in addition to writing and performing, is the Associate Artistic Producer of Theatre Passe Muraille and also the Artistic Producer of […]