All posts by Candice Irwin

Halapatooloo (Red Nose Ink) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review

 

Halapatooloo presented as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival by the Halapatooloo collective at Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace follows Poso, a star arranging clown, and his clown shadow shité. Their daily routine includes a variety of activities from tidying and drinking tea to giving lively recounts of last night’s dreams and receiving necessary earthly supplies from the mysterious well.

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(with)out (LastName FirstName Productions) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review

I am going to start by stating my most obvious bias: I am a dancer. This means that when watching (with)out, presented by Lastname Firstname Productions at the Factory Theatre Mainspace as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival, I was coming at it from a variety of perspectives.

Since (with)out is part of the Fringe Dance Initiative my first angle of review comes from a dance perspective. Fringe is first and foremost a theatre festival though so I feel it important to approach this review with the theatre audience in mind.

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Review: Some Girl(s) (Empty Suitcase Theatre)

Some Girl(s) just can’t be forgotten at Tarragon Theatre’s Extra Space, Toronto.

We all have the one that got away, but what if you have five, six or even a few dozen? Some Girl(s) presented by Empty Suitcase Theatre at Tarragon Theatre’s Extra Space from June 27th to 30th follows Guy: a man who, weeks before his wedding, dares to go back in his dating history and ask what really went wrong.

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