Canadian Stage’s “Public Enemy”

Canadian Stage is kicking off their mainstage 2022/23 season with Olivier Choinière’s Public Enemy. Adapted by Bobby Theodore and directed by Brendan Healy, Public Enemy uniquely explores humanity via family dinners and the chaos they inevitably create. Starring masters of their craft and brilliant newcomers, Public Enemy is unlike anything I’ve experienced and it is…

Soulpepper Theatre’s “Bad Parent”

Ins Choi brings his insightful new play Bad Parent home to Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre to start its rolling world premiere. Bad Parent, directed by Meg Roe, takes a hard look at the lives of Norah and Charles after the birth of their son, Mountain. Through the use of frequent moments of direct address, Norah and…

Laura Ramoso’s “Frances”

Laura Ramoso, a sketch comedian and popular TikToker, has brought the most hilarious, must-see, one-woman show to Toronto’s Alumnae Theatre. Frances is an absolute riot; full of laughs from start to finish and brimming with her wit and charm. Directed by Alastair Forbes with consultation from Ken Hall, Frances takes us on a journey with…

Canadian Stage’s “As You Like It”

It truly was a Dream in High Park for the opening of Canadian Stage’s As You Like It. Directed by Anand Rajaram, this visually stunning production is infused with all of the whimsy and magic befitting Shakespeare’s famed forest. This is certainly a production the whole family will love and you simply must experience it…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 17th

We made it! The last day of Fringe! Everyone has been working so hard and I’ve been having such a great time, it’s a shame it’s all done for this year. My partner and I definitely ended Fringe on a high note, seeing Patron’s Pick Crack of Doom! (Or: How I Learned to Love the…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 16th

This was my busiest day at Fringe so far! With four shows at three different venues, it was a very full day of Fringing (and exploring the area around the theatre as well!). A day like this couldn’t make me happier, seeing great theatre and spending time around this beautiful city is exactly the thing…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 15th

It’s hard to believe that Fringe is almost over! It’s been such a fun-filled week and I’ve been so happy to get to be a part of it! Tonight, I got to see Get a Dog by Jonathan Kline and directed by Amanda Cordner. It’s a funny and intense two-hander that really left you thinking…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 14th

We had another fun evening at the Toronto Fringe Festival! We took in two shows at Tarragon Theatre again tonight: Too Much Information Improvised and The Boy Who Cried. Because Tarragon offers three spaces for performances, there’s always such hubbub before a show, it’s a really great vibe to be in after so long away…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 13th

This evening was a two-show night at Tarragon Theatre for myself and my partner. One thing that’s so fun about Fringe is seeing some of the same people night after night as you all bop around to the different theatres. It truly gives the Fringe Festival a communal feel and makes it its own unique…