The first dance show I’ve seen at this year’s 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival, The Gravity Hour, produced by Kiri Figueiredo Dance, offers an intense hour of four unique dance pieces, featuring the talented works of three choreographers and performed by exceptional dancers. Continue reading The Gravity Hour (Kiri Figueiredo Dance) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
Energetic, enthusiastic and entertaining, Mabel Moon Meets the Milky Way magically transports children to the world of black holes and distant galaxies. As part of Toronto FringeKids, Farm Girl Productions is one of the many theatre companies plunging into the realm of children’s theatre.
At this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, the one-man comedy show, I Became My Mother, charmingly blends music, media and storytelling in a fast paced evening of theatre. Produced by Triennacom Entertainment, written, directed and performed by Cleve Jones himself, the show is a personal and humorous reflection on Jones’ journey into fatherhood.
Family relations and mental health issues are explored in Lost in Yonkers at Toronto’s Jane Mallet Theatre
Having grown up with older siblings, I’d revel in the joys of popular reruns, starting with my all time favorite, Happy Days. You can imagine how thrilled I was to be seeing the adorable and maternal “Mrs. C” in the upcoming role of Grandma Kurnitz in the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company’s current production of Lost in Yonkers.
Neil Simon’s timeless story playing at the Jane Mallet theatre combines an enduring script, great acting and some touching and comical moments. Continue reading Review: Lost in Yonkers (Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company)
Views on life, love and relationships can be found in Red Sandcastle Theatre’s Love Notwithstanding in Toronto
Set in the intimate venue of Red Sandcastle Theatre and written and acted by accomplished performer Grant Tilly, Love Notwithstanding gives us an up close and personal glimpse of a relationship at its crossroad.
Combining the talented efforts of two established Toronto actors with a story most people can relate to at one point in their life, this production is engaging and accessible. Continue reading Love Notwithstanding (A Vancouver Co-Op)