Review: elsewhere (adelheid)



Toronto choreographer’s latest dance work elsewhere is playing at the Harbourfront Centre

Acclaimed Toronto choreographer Heidi Strauss’s latest work elsewhere, which debuted this week at the Harbourfront Centre, is almost there. It’s right at the edge, leaning out into the dark, grasping for something that keeps slipping away.

That’s how the performers put it, anyway, in a few short, poetic soliloquies interspersed throughout the performance. “It’s extremely close,” says dancer Molly Johnson, with the expression of someone trying to remember something beautiful. “You feel it… because you’re in it.”

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Review: Enemy Of The People (Tarragon Theatre)

Enemy of the People

Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre presents an inspired adaptation of Ibsen’s classic play An Enemy of The People

Florian Borchmeyer’s adaptation of Ibsen’s classic An Enemy Of The People is currently playing at Tarragon Theatre. The staging is inspired and the adaptation itself adeptly brings all the political and philosophical musings of the original into sharp relevance to the world of today. Directed by the strong hand of Richard Rose, and with a cast of the highest calibre, it is yet another impressive offering from the Tarragon. Continue reading Review: Enemy Of The People (Tarragon Theatre)

Ticket Contest Giveaway: Escape from Happiness

Mooney on Theatre is giving away tickets to a performance of Escape from Happiness at Alumnae Theatre (70 Berkeley Street) on Thursday, October 2 at 8 pm.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets just send an email to with the subject line “Escape from Happiness” by 11:00 pm on Monday, September 29, 2014.

See below for details about the show and how the contest works:

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Review: American Buffalo (Unit 102 Actor’s Company)

Intimate, hyper-realism transform Unit 102’s American Buffalo into a unique theatrical experience in Toronto

American Buffalo is Unit 102 Actor’s Company’s final production before they become The Theatre Machine and it’s a relief that this valiant effort isn’t the last we’ll see from the members of this company or in this space. Their production of American Buffalo will always remind us of their great ability to stage fascinating, complex theatre in an intimate setting.

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Cheap Theatre for the Week of September 23rd, 2014

Sometimes shows run for what seems like ages – in fact, the Lion King musical has officially made more money than any piece of entertainment in history. Some other shows only play for one night. And this week’s Cheap Theatre honours those – here’s a list of shows playing in Toronto this week that are on for one night only! And they’re all $25 or less per ticket! So go take advantage of your opportunity to see these shows, before it’s too late!

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