All posts by Tiffany Budhyanto

Review: West Side Story (Dancap Productions)

Dancap Productions presents West Side Story in Toronto at the Toronto Centre for the Arts

The musical adaptation of West Side Story  is an old sentimental favourite of mine. Although the script shows its age in its language – “hoodlum” and “play it cool, real cool” – the ill-fated tale of romance and poetic songs strewn throughout are what always made this play incredibly appealing to me.

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Review: Orpheus Descending (George Brown Theatre School)

George Brown Theatre School presents Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending in Toronto’s Distillery District

The tragic Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice has been told in many ways, from classic opera to Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge. It is a story that has always hit a nerve with me because of its romance and ephemeralness.

In Tennessee’s Orpheus Descending, we’re transported not to Hades’ underworld but to a town of the deep South mired with toxic people. A handsome stranger, Val, breezes into the town’s convenience store and involves himself with other lonely outsiders.

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Mooney on Theatre is looking for Editorial Volunteers!

We’re looking for two people to join us as Volunteer Assistant Editors (Internship) for an 8-month period that runs from May to December 2012.

About Mooney on Theatre

Mooney on Theatre (mooneyontheatre.com) is a recognized go-to source for information about theatre in Toronto. The fast-growing online publication focusing on theatre, was started in April 2008 with a single writer (now editor-in-chief, Megan Mooney). Since its establishment the publication has grown to include over 17 regular contributors and has an established and loyal readership.

See the full post for details about the position.

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