What light from yonder window breaks? Slimer? Or so it goes in Shakespeare’s Ghostbusters, a retelling of the 80’s classic in Shakespearean verse put on by The Coincidence Men. Playing as part of the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival, it is a show that, for all its poetry, pretty well speaks for itself.
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Earth Tourist is a cheeky little show that addresses big questions like metaphysics and the human condition, staged by Chandelier Factory Productions for the 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival.
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Bard in the Park tackles classic romance with wit and humour in Toronto’s Kew Gardens
Now in their 11th Season, Bard in the Park are community-based players that liven up Toronto’s Kew Gardens every summer with their performances. This year’s outing, Romeo and Juliet, is a well-rounded production with the courage to give the star-crossed lovers a little more life. While it is Shakespeare’s most famous romantic tragedy, Bard in the Park have staged a Romeo and Juliet that addresses the politics, comedy, and even hatred lurking within the antique text. It is a heartfelt performance, but with the cajones to veer into dark comedy. Shakespeare in the Park can often be harder than it looks. Continue reading Review: Romeo and Juliet (Bard in the Park)