Pea Green Theatre Group revisits sure ground in Three Men on a Bike, currently playing at the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace as part of the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival. The show is a fast-paced, witty, fourth-wall breaking repartee adapted from the travel writings of Jerome K. Jerome (adapted for the stage by Mark Brownell).
Who are the criminals in Write in the Kisser/Dumb Ax Productions‘s new show, In Ireland We Rented A Car From Criminals? Playing at the Streetcar Crowsnest Guloien Theatre as part of the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, we never do get an answer to that question in this hour-long show.
A new play by Rouvan Silogix taking on white supremacy in Canada is now on stage in Toronto
I want to say that Blood + Soil by Theatre ARTaud playing at Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace is one of my favourite plays I’ve seen this year. The mixture of absurdity, pointed commentary, and stellar performances makes for an unforgettable evening. It also makes for a show with intense imagery, uncomfortable truths, and questions of innocence.
Mirvish brings the musical adaptation of the popular children’s book to the Toronto stage
Have you ever sat down to watch a show and suddenly felt your age? Going into The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical playing at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, I only knew it was a young adult book about Greek Gods and their kids.
The Lightning Thief is an ode to its source material, zeroing in on its age-demographic, and its core audience. With an aim to please, I argue it only half-succeeds.