The Fringe Kids lineup is a family-friendly way to get the next generation hooked on theatre, and Young Jesters’ production of Water at the Toronto Fringe Festival makes for a great introduction. Continue reading Water (Young Jesters) – 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
Chance encounters lead to unexpected romance in Another Theatre Company’s production of The Bear/Lady with a Lap Dog at the Toronto Fringe Festival. Continue reading The Bear/Lady with a Lap Dog (Another Theatre Company) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
Who knew potlucks could be so sinister? Written and directed by Grayson Moore, Ways to Kill Ethyl is set at a potluck dinner where brother and sister Patrick (Jeff Ulrich) and Eudora (Krista Hovsepian) are plotting to murder their grandmother, Ethyl (Susan Q. Wilson). Getting in their way is their half brother Victor (Tyler Champagne), as well as Ethyl’s disinterest in any of the poisoned beverages they place before her. Continue reading Ways to Kill Ethyl (Pigs Can Fly Productions) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
Before I begin, I should probably mention that I hate hockey. Despite my obvious failing as a Canadian, Jim Sands Presents’ production of Charlie: A Hockey Story at the Toronto Fringe Festival almost made me change my mind. Almost. Continue reading Charlie: A Hockey Story (Jim Sands Presents) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
How do you overcome a tragic loss? In Ampex Entertainment’s production of The Stain, written and directed by Andrew Domingues Frade and appearing in the Toronto Fringe Festival, a woman forges a relationship with her son’s murderer in order to come to terms with his death. Continue reading The Stain (Ampex Entertainment) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review
Scrim for Rent theatre company tackles existentialism at the Winchester Kitchen and Bar in Toronto.
What’s the point of living? Scrim for Rent’s production of Canadian playwright Morris Panych’s two-man play Lawrence and Holloman approaches the age-old existential question with a dark sense of humour.