Sticks and stone may break bones, but words can land a championship. Emily Richardson brandishes her word power in ‘Improv Showdown,’ The Second City’s invictus battle of wits and wordplay – suitable for all ages!
Liza Balkan, OUT THE WINDOW: “For this new version, produced by the Theatre Centre & Luminato, director Sarah Garton Stanley has taken a different, highly exciting approach to the material, one that vibrantly slams it down into the world of 2018, where policing, mental illness and race tragically intersect over and over again.”
Actor-Director Anita La Selva says she is moved to juxtapose beauty and brutality in her work. This duality finds eloquent expression in her multimedia performance work Stones, which features a diverse 6-member cast of female dance artists, including Gemini-Award-winning Sarah Murphy-Dyson, and examines the history and practice of stoning (also known as lapidation). Stones is a collaborative […]
International WeeFestival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years returns for its 3rd edition. Each component has been curated by Theatre Direct Canada’s Artistic and Executive Director Lynda Hill.
May 5-7, Toronto audiences can participate in workshops and experience performances at The Second City’s 5th Diversity Weekend. The Weekend culminates in the highly anticipated Bob Curry Fellowship Audition on May 7th.
When it comes to annual springtime freebies, what continues to be the best-kept secret in town? Free Comic Book Day, of course. Yes, it’s true… each year, the first Saturday in May is the day when major and minor comic book publishers alike (including Marvel, DC Comics, Image, Dark Horse, Archie and many, many more) create […]
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 […]
The Second City’s brand new all-ages show The Misfit League boasts depth beneath its lighthearted romp. Strong and resonant themes peek out. Given the versatility of the performers and the absolute hilarity of the show, it is ideal for families.
Mary Galloway has progressed from intrepid, project-creating student to a 2017 TIFF Rising Star in demand . . . So what’s next?
Bad Hats Theatre’s reimagined Peter Pan is flying out of breweries and into the Michael Young Theatre as a part of the annual Soulpepper Family Festival. This version, interpreted by Bad Hats Co-Artistic Director Fiona Sauder (who also plays the title role) and Reanne Spitzer, is captivating audiences of all ages. From development to breweries to […]