If you’re new to Fringing our rave reviews can help you decide which shows to see. They’re the ones with the little green Rave Review in brackets next to them on the Fringe Reviews list.
These are the shows that made our reviewers want to run out of the theatre, grab people, and tell them that they absolutely ‘have to go see this show, it’s amazing’. Well, they make me want to do that.
It’s not the only way to pick a show but it’s one way to get started. Here are a few that our writers have raved about.
Continue reading July 10 Rave Roundup for the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival
Based on the synopsis of Murmurs in the Toronto Fringe Festival online program I was expecting a story – a monologue that focused on Drew Taylor and his relationship with his father. A tribute to his father; the tribute that Taylor didn’t deliver at his funeral.
Continue reading Murmurs (Drew Taylor Productions) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review
Outside Ethel: Inside is a show created by Dora-nominated Christine Moynihan for NACS Productions, playing now at the Toronto Fringe Festival. It focuses on a lonely elderly woman who needs a lot of courage to leave her home together with her friends, three stuffed toys.
Continue reading Outside Ethel: Inside (NACS Productions) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review
Frank Trotz was inspired to create Failed, playing at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival, based on interactions he had while walking his dog in the local park. Saying hi to the regulars, he got to know a man named Stephen Briones who started telling him about his life, the life of a former junkie. At the time of their conversations, Briones was a year into his sobriety staying at CAMH. Taking the story of Briones and giving him the voice of five actors, this is his journey into redemption.
Continue reading Failed (Frank Trotz) 2019 Toronto Fringe Review