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…

Outside the March and Factory Theatre’s “Trojan Girls and the Outhouse of Atreus”

Trojan Girls and the Outhouse of Atreus by Gillian Clark is a performance unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Expertly directed by Mitchell Cushman and produced in collaboration by Outside the March and Factory Theatre, in association with Neworld Theatre, Trojan Girls brilliantly explores the stories of the key players in Greek tragedy while being…

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…

Balancing on the Edge’s “Anthropic Traces”

In a collaboration with A Girl in the Sky Productions and Thin Edge New Music Collective, Balance on the Edge presents Anthropic Traces, a mesmerizing, thought-provoking piece of art like you’ve never seen before. Combining elements of circus, commedia dell’arte, live music, and more Anthropic Traces is unlike any production I’ve ever witnessed. It was…

Thursday Theatre Thoughts: Fringe!

For my first ever Thursday Theatre Thoughts, I wanted to reflect on my experiences with the Toronto Fringe Festival this year. Not only because it was my first time attending Toronto Fringe, but also because it was my first time tackling such a huge undertaking as a reviewer. I had an absolute blast and I…

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…