Marco Ramirez’s striking and heart-wrenching play gets its Canadian debut in Toronto
The Royale, performed at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts is a story about racism, perseverance, and simply – boxing. The six round, 90-minute saga is nothing short of striking.
Upon entering the always versatile Baillie Theatre, it appeared as though I was walking into a title bout. With the audience framing three sides of the stage, the stage took the form of a dusty boxing gym. As the lights dimmed, it was clear that the boxing ring set before me was about to become the scene for a battle of both nerves and fists. Continue reading Review: The Royale (Soulpepper)
Inescapable produced by RibbitRePublic is the fast-paced winner of best script at The Orlando Fringe Festival. It features an amazing pair of actors, Jon Paterson and Martin Dockery and is currently playing in the Tarragon Mainspace at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival. Continue reading Inescapable (RibbitRePublic) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review
A commentary on workplace sexual politics, Hamburger started its life as a first draft created by Ciaran Myers at the Stratford Festival’s Playwrights Retreat. Now it is being produced by Informal Upright Theatre Collective and playing at The Hideout as part of the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival.
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We The Men, produced by SOULO Theatre, is playing at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival. This comedic piece features eight actresses playing men, each with their very own story of heart break or tragedy to tell. Do you dare venture into the man cave?
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The Princess of the Tower is a fun-filled musical produced by Goldenberg Productions and is playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival as part of Kidsfest. The very talented cast of six sang and danced their hearts out through every number and definitely left myself as well as many audiences members with smiles plastered across their faces.
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Two Birds One Stone showcases simple yet elegant storytelling in its Toronto return
Originally presented as a part of Why Not Theatre’s RISER PROJECT in 2017, Two Birds One Stone has made a return to the Toronto stage at the Tarragon Theatre. Both playwright/actresses– Natasha Greenblatt and Rimah Jabr–have returned to present this brilliant piece. Continue reading Review: Two Birds One Stone (Why Not Theatre)