ERIN BRANDENBURG’S FORGIVEN / FORGOTTEN ASKS BIG QUESTIONS
April 2014

ERIN BRANDENBURG’S FORGIVEN / FORGOTTEN ASKS BIG QUESTIONS

It’s fair to say that director Erin Brandenburg is a survivor. No, she hasn’t been evacuated from Canadian wildfires or flooding as of late.  However,  like…

FEAR, HOPE AND PRIDE IN ‘GARGANTUAN’ SIZES
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FEAR, HOPE AND PRIDE IN ‘GARGANTUAN’ SIZES

When is the last time theatre could wholeheartedly be categorized as ‘medicinal?’ You know, the kind that packs a true healing element that can make…

DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 1 of 4
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DIRECTING FOR OUR TIMES – PETER HINTON-DAVIS – PART 1 of 4

For the record, one doesn’t contribute to almost 200 productions over a decades long career without earning the notoriety of having and eye and ear…

TWO BASILS FROM ONE FAULTY TOWER
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TWO BASILS FROM ONE FAULTY TOWER

Try as you may to reach a consensus on what the best show is for a dinner theatre setting but how could the 1970s British…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…ELVIRA KURT
April 2014

20 QUESTIONS WITH…ELVIRA KURT

With the 2021 calendar down to just four more pages, anticipation is growing for Buddies in Bad Times interactive ARTATTACK! happening Thursday, September 23 at…

PLAYWRIGHTS OF DISTINCTION – SUSANNA FOURNIER
April 2014

PLAYWRIGHTS OF DISTINCTION – SUSANNA FOURNIER

History buffs, theatre enthusiasts, and self-diagnosed Netflix junkies descend upon Aki Studio Theatre on Dundas Street East December 4 – 16, 2018 for a live…

20 Questions With…Clare McConnell
April 2014

20 Questions With…Clare McConnell

Let it be said that funny gal Clare McConnell is by no means an advocate of inflicting self-abuse in the workplace despite the frequent temptation…

BAKKHAI
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BAKKHAI

With ideas of balance and doubles combined with gritty immediacy, you have to love playwright Anne Carson’s new version of Bakkhai being given an alluring…

20 Questions With…Alexandra Herzog
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20 Questions With…Alexandra Herzog

When a festival performer winds down the summer with one of the hottest musicals brimming with beautiful, moving song and dance numbers, it’s a welcoming…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…VANESSA SMYTHE
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20 QUESTIONS WITH…VANESSA SMYTHE

Despite our best attempts at lunch hour lobbying, martini bar palm-greasing, and heated closed-door meetings with government officials, the city’s premier online theatre magazine is…

NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION
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NICOLAS BILLON  -  PLAYWRIGHT OF DISTINCTION

  Starry-eyed dramatists can find it extremely difficult fighting the urge to try and change the world with a narrative contribution to the cultural landscape…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…JEFF IRVING
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20 QUESTIONS WITH…JEFF IRVING

  ▓ I ▓ N ▓ T ▓ E ▓ R ▓ V ▓ I ▓ E ▓ W ▓   What did you want…

FIONA BYRNE’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP
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FIONA BYRNE’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

Call us crazy but hot summers, cool summers, and rainy summers don’t mean much as long as they have Fiona Byrne popping up on a…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…ANDRE SILLS
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20 QUESTIONS WITH…ANDRE SILLS

It would be an understatement to suggest there is a single take away from “Master Harold”…And The Boys which graces the Shaw Festival Court House…

Ben Sanders’ Medium Close-Up
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Ben Sanders’ Medium Close-Up

True or false: Ben Sanders has been chronically late and anxious his entire life. If you guessed the prior, you know why this makes him…

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