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

Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of January 17th

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 17th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature an improvised kid-friendly show, and stories about Victorian feminism, sex, and religion! And more! Check them out below the cut.

Space Hippo (Wishes Mystical Puppet Co.) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review

This Toronto Fringe Festival, no show has wowed me more with its whimsy, humour and visuals than Space Hippo by The Wishes Mystical Puppet Company. I mean, with only five years left on the planet before it succumbs to climate change, what else should humanity do to save itself than send a hippo into space? Yup, … Continue reading Space Hippo (Wishes Mystical Puppet Co.) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review