Toronto Theatre – What’s On

Playwrights Canada Press Spring 2010 Launch

Nine Canadian playwrights launch their latest works

By Crystal Wood

On June 21, Playwrights Canada Press launched their collection of Spring 2010 titles at the Rivoli, which included readings from the playwrights in question.

The evening was hosted by Jon Kaplan and Susan G. Cole (NOW Magazine), who provided brief intros of the nine writers featured. They were, in order, Daniel MacIvor’s One Voice: House and Here Lies Henry, Andrew Moodie’s Toronto the Good, Damien Atkins’ Lucy, David Yee’s Lady in the Red Dress, Anusree Roy’s Pyaasa and Letters to my Grandma, Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman’s Scratch (represented at the launch by actress Monica Dottor), Robert Chafe’s Afterimage, Brad Fraser’s True Love Lies, and Ronnie Burkett’s Billy Twinkle: Requiem for a Golden Boy.

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of June 20, 2010

By Mira Saraf

Five for Twenty (Or Less)

The theme for the week of June 20, 2010 is monologues & readings around the city. They all either feature solo or a series of performances all focused on this theme. All of these are among our editor, Megan’s, top picks for this week, so there’s no excuse – you can’t blame your purse strings for missing any of these shows. Enjoy!

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Eye-catching Toronto live theatre for the week of June 20, 2010

Plays that Caught Our Eye This Week

Here are all of the shows we wish we could get out and see this week! Take your pick from our list of great theatre escapes for the week of June 20, 2010:

** Shows marked with the double asterisks and in red are the ones that make Megan, our editor, wish she could clone herself so she could check them all out.

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Eye-catching Toronto live theatre for the week of June 13, 2010

Plays that Caught Our Eye This Week

Here are all of the shows we wish we could get out and see this week! Take your pick from our list of great theatre escapes for the week of June 13, 2010:

** Shows marked with the double asterisks and in red are the ones that make Megan, our editor, wish she could clone herself so she could check them all out.

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