Classical Guitar Concert, performed by Jonathan Prag, pretty much gives it all away in the title. The show is a 45-minute concert of classical acoustic guitar pieces, and it makes for a nice complement to some of the other Toronto Fringe offerings. Continue reading Classical Guitar Concert (Jonathan Prag) 2014 Toronto Fringe Review
Can you save a life with comedy? That’s the question Theatre Brouhaha asks in the Toronto Fringe Festival production of Kat Sandler’s Punch Up. I’m not sure if any lives were saved on opening night, but there were certainly audience members doing the ugly laugh-cry. This is one hysterical show. Continue reading Punch Up (Theatre Brouhaha) 2014 Toronto Fringe Review
FASTER Presents: The Elephant in the Room is a show that brings abstract concert-style cabaret to the Toronto Fringe. But is Toronto ready for it? That’s the question. Continue reading FASTER Presents: The Elephant in the Room (FASTER) 2014 Toronto Fringe Review
Is it weird that I’m considering having kids purely so I can see more Toronto FringeKids! shows like Rapunzel: the Extension Edition by 3 Little Bears Productions? I need a mini-human so I can have a steady date.
Chasing Margaret Flatwood, making its debut at the Toronto Fringe Festival by local company Theatre Awakening, is a comedic look at Toronto celebrity culture. Guys, I didn’t even know Toronto had a celebrity culture.
pomme is french for apple is not about cooking, or about the French language. Let’s just get that out of the way. It’s also not for the kiddies, so leave them at home.
Life in the Raw is perhaps the most ambitious play I’ve seen so far at the Fringe, incorporating music, historical detail and and family drama into one 60-minute show.
Stop. Look. Listen. I almost feel like I should thank Bad Connections? for reminding me to do this in my daily life. This solo show by New York playwright Michael Levesque is all about stopping and listening, to avoid the miscommunications that we all experience.
Paul Cosentino plays nine interrelated characters, from a new-age guru to a pregnant woman to a 4-year old boy, all dealing with a variety of personal issues. The play starts out as a series of monologues, but really picks up the pace in the second half when the characters interact and Cosentino is playing two-handers opposite himself.
Do you happen to enjoy musical theatre? Do you also happen to enjoy fun? Then Meet My New Boyfriend FAME might be the Fringe show you’re looking for.
Everything I Never Knew I Wanted is the perfect show to see if you’re tired of figuring out your mess of a life, and feel like laughing at someone else’s misfortune for a while.