Review: Alien Creature: a visitation from Gwendolyn MacEwen (Theatre Passe Muraille)

A “marvelous performance” by Beatriz Pizano, now on stage in Toronto On Wednesday I saw Alien Creature: a visitation from Gwendolyn MacEwen at Theatre Passe Muraille. Linda Griffiths wrote the play in 1990, and it’s actually quite depressing how relevant and topical it is 27 years later. Not that the play is depressing; just how little … Continue reading Review: Alien Creature: a visitation from Gwendolyn MacEwen (Theatre Passe Muraille)

Announcement: 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominees (With Links to MOT Reviews)

Soulpepper, Mirvish and Canadian Opera Company lead noms for the 38th Dora Awards The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) revealed the nominations for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards at a press conference early this morning. The Dora Awards seek to recognize excellence in the Toronto performing arts community. This year’s ceremony will take place on Monday, June … Continue reading Announcement: 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Award Nominees (With Links to MOT Reviews)

Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of January 31st

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of January 31st, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week features stories about Caribbean mothers who go abroad looking for work, a classic fairytale, Torontonians telling their own stories live, and much more. … Continue reading Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of January 31st

Playlistings in Toronto for the week of January 30th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of January 30th Maybe you want to know How Black Mothers Say I love You? Or maybe you’re looking for some sex, violence, and Tudor-style drama? Perhaps Shakespeare, or Stephen King are more your style? Whatever you fancy, there’s a good chance it’s on Toronto stages this … Continue reading Playlistings in Toronto for the week of January 30th