Potted Potter at Toronto’s Panasonic Theatre offers laughs for fans and non-fans of all ages Potted Potter is a goofy, fast-paced celebration of character acting – one actor plays Harry Potter, another plays the other 300 characters from J.K. Rowling’s imaginary world. The story: a pair of Brit playwrights embark on the ambitious goal of … Continue reading Review: Potted Potter (Potted Productions)
“Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live.” -Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker was a professional wit. She was a poet, satirist, playwright and (first female) theatre critic. She was invited to parties in hopes she’d utter one … Continue reading Abra-Cadaver (The Deep End) 2011 Toronto Fringe Review
At this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, Mooney on Theatre has 17 writers covering all 145 shows. Instead of posting our regular “Caught Our Eye” playlistings, we’ve asked a few of our Fringe writers to talk about their favourite show so far and why they enjoyed it. Hopefully their picks can help you navigate the festival better.
Welcome to The Cage. Our host for the evening is one Right Honourable Prime Minister Stephen Harper — his likeness captured, humour-less smile and all, in a ginormous papier-mâché head worn by an actor clad in a cheap suit. He’s pissed that the country has turned on him in the wake of Toronto’s riotous g20 … Continue reading The Cage (Voices on the Wind) 2011 Toronto Fringe Review
At this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, Mooney on Theatre has 17 writers covering all 145 shows. Instead of posting our regular “Caught Our Eye” playlistings today, we’ve asked a few of our Fringe writers about which show they are most excited to see at the festival and why. Here are the responses we got; hopefully … Continue reading Caught Our Eye Playlistings – What our Fringe writers are most looking forward to