Thursday Theatre Thoughts – Dinner Theatre

I’ve always wondered why dinner theatre gets a bad rap; you get a meal and entertainment all under one roof, what’s to complain about? Yet dinner theatre always seems to have this stigma hanging around it; a quick online search will tell you plenty about how it was thought of even during its popularity boom…

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Crow’s Theatre’s “Fifteen Dogs”

Streetcar Crow’s Nest’s Guloin theatre has been transformed into the streets and parks of Toronto for their production of Fifteen Dogs. Adapted and directed by Marie Farsi and based on the novel of the same name by André Alexis, Fifteen Dogs was everything I had hoped it would be and then some. Featuring phenomenal actors…

A View from the Box: The Janus Post

The Roman God Janus (whom January is named after) is the God of endings and beginnings, of doorways and transitions. This is what this post is going to be about: looking back at what I’ve done in 2022 and what I’m looking forward to in 2023. It was a delight to take stock and look…

John D. Huston’s “A Christmas Carol”

The Red Sandcastle Theatre is keeping the holiday spirits high with John D. Huston’s production of A Christmas Carol. Based on the one-man versions Dickens used to perform himself, this production is sure to delight those familiar with the story as well as new-comers alike. With just a few performances scheduled, you certainly don’t want…

Plexus Polaire’s “Moby Dick”

The Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre is currently home to a whaling ship and her crew with a stellar production of Moby Dick. Based on the classic novel by Herman Melville, this incredible production uses projection, music, actors, and larger-than-life puppets to bring this tale to life. A Plexus Polaire production being co-presented with Why Not Theatre,…