Stay the Fuck Home Guest Post by Cate McKim Theatre Edition — Lizzie Violet

It’s been heartbreaking to see all the cancellations of live theatre performances—not to mention devastating for theatre companies, festivals and artists—with seasons being cut short or delayed indefinitely, and productions and festivals cancelled during the COVID-19 crisis. But there are still ways you can support companies and artists, and stay connected with theatre while we […]Continue reading “Stay the Fuck Home Guest Post by Cate McKim Theatre Edition — Lizzie Violet”

Top 10 Theatre 2019

It’s that time of the year again. Here are my top 10 theatre productions for 2019, in alphabetical order (based on Toronto productions I reviewed this calendar year): Athabasca. Convergence Theatre Between Riverside and Crazy. Coal Mine Theatre The Black Drum. Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf and Deaf Cultural Centre The Flick. Outside theContinue reading “Top 10 Theatre 2019”

Getting real at the movies in the intimate, entertaining, immersive The Flick

Durae McFarlane & Amy Keating. Set & lighting design by Nick Blais. Projection design by Nick Bottomley. Costume & lobby design by Anahita Dehbonehie. Photo by Dahlia Katz. Outside the March and Crow’s Theatre join forces to present Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning love letter to the 35mm movie theatre in The Flick, directed by MitchellContinue reading “Getting real at the movies in the intimate, entertaining, immersive The Flick”

Interview with Vanessa Smythe on Outside the March collaboration for 100 Outside Voices

“Maybe a city is not just a place, but a suggestion of what we place in our hearts.” – Vanessa Smythe, 100 Outside Voices Outside the March (OtM) asked Toronto actor/poet/spoken word artist Vanessa Smythe to compose a 100-line love letter to Toronto. The resulting piece, 100 Outside Voices, will be performed and recorded byContinue reading “Interview with Vanessa Smythe on Outside the March collaboration for 100 Outside Voices”

One weekend, four plays – SummerWorks closing weekend

And we’re back. Juggling a busy summer social schedule, with an impromptu trip out-of-town the first weekend of the festival, I managed to do a bit of SummerWorks catch-up this past week, seeing most of the shows I managed to catch this past weekend, including three yesterday. SummerWorks 2012 has wrapped – and here’s theContinue reading “One weekend, four plays – SummerWorks closing weekend”