Toronto’s Bald Monkey Theatre formed with the intention “to simply create stuff we would pay to see.” Their production of Evan Brown’s A Tournament of Lies at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival is a success beyond this simple premise and is a must experience for anyone who loves immersive, emotional, honest and funny theatre.
One More and the Bill from Little Boy Lost transforms Theatre Passe Muraille into Dorian Gray’s Hotel California at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. Having uttered the title phrase on more than one occasion, I was eager to see this production and my expectations were rewarded with a thoughtful, funny and emotional performance.
Toronto’s Desiderata Theatre brings a biblical tale to an intimate al fresco setting
“Nothing spoils sin, like giving it permission,” posits Howard Barker‘s Lot and His God and the Desiderata Theatre Company’s production, currently running at Toronto’s Citizenry Cafe, plays with this proposition to great result.
The play is set against the impending destruction of Sodom – of biblical fame – and concerns the fate of Lot and His Wife, here named Sverdlosk, as the Angel Drogheda implores them to leave or face certain death. Continue reading Review: Lot and His God (Desiderata Theatre Company)