Category Archives: Theatre & musicals

Liv Stein

I’ve just come home from opening night of Nino Haratischwili’s play Liv Stein presented by Canadian Stage, directed by Matthew Jocelyn. The first time I see something, a big part of my energy does into distinguishing between what’s exciting in … Continue reading

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Questions for Birgit Schreyer Duarte: translator of Liv Stein

I was fortunate to encounter the work of Birgit Schreyer Duarte while she was still a student at the University of Toronto, over a decade ago. While one may sometimes see remarkable talents among a student population, she was at … Continue reading

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Danny and that question

I’m viewing Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, the live show I saw previewed tonight, through the same lens through which I stared at La La Land last night. Yesterday was a big movie house full of people. Tonight was … Continue reading

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Questions for Dylan Brenton: Danny & the Deep Blue Sea

Dylan Brenton is one of the founding members of Wolf Manor Theatre Collective, their Artistic Director and a member of the Ensemble. Here’s how the WMTC describe themselves & their mission: Wolf Manor Theatre Collective are a Toronto based theatre … Continue reading

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Filament Incubator – Paradise Comics

It sounds challenging, this objective of Filament Incubator to produce eight plays in eight months and as far as I can tell they pulled it off. How difficult is it? To put it in context, you’d have to look at … Continue reading

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Balancing on the Edge: of…(?)

At Harbourfront Centre I had the pleasure of attending a christening, for Balancing on the Edge is the tender infant resulting from a romance. Thin Edge Musical Collective met A Girl in the Sky Productions. New Circus and New Music … Continue reading

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Chaotic Dollhouse all too real

Here’s what I found on the Coleman Lemieux website concerning Dollhouse, their new work currently being presented by Canadian Stage: Dollhouse is a work created for galleries, cross-disciplinary exhibitions, music centres, theatres, and all manner of other places of learning … Continue reading

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