All posts by Kathy Morgan

LuminaTO 2009 – New Waves Festival

By Kathy Morgan

 Kate Alton and Waleed Abdulhamid

From the moment we walked into the lobby and were awash with the music of a fantastic Klezmer band, I had a feeling it would be a fun and quirky night. I absolutely wasn’t disappointed. The New Waves Festival, a free Luminato event running at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, features hundreds of artists in dozens of events going on in all of the nooks and crannies of the building.

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Giant Invisible Robot – Ten Foot Pole Productions “Show Us Yours” Series

By Kathy Morgan

Giant_Invisible_Robot

Before attending the “Show Us Yours” Series playing at the Lower Ossington Theatre I was quite hopeful.  Having seen a number of exemplary fringe shows, an evening of the best of the fringe circuit seemed to have a lot of potential.  I started with Ten Foot Pole Productions’ Giant Invisible Robot.

Unfortunately, I was a little disappointed. 

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I, Claudia – Crow’s Theatre

By Kathy Morgan

I Claudia

I strongly recommend that anyone who has ever in their life been a girl aged 12 and three quarters, or been in contact with one, should immediately purchase tickets the Crow’s Theatre production of I, Claudia, currently onstage at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. 

Purchase as many tickets as you can, and then force all of you friends to do the same.  Then pick up random people off the street and drag them to the show along with you.  Suffice it to say, this show was amazing.  Unbelievable.  Spectacular.  Heartbreaking, hi-larious, and utterly, utterly exquisite.

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Pobby and Dingan – Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People

by Kathy Morgan

I will be the first to admit that I was feeling a little jaded, and perhaps a little patronizing, as I headed into Pobby and Dingan at Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People (LKTYP).  The show is aimed at 9-16 year olds and titled after a little girl’s two imaginary friends, but the show won me over.  For the sake of journalistic integrity, I’ll admit that my cheeks were a little damp by the final curtain.

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