Category Archives: acting

GENIUS IN A LAMP

  Every year at Christmas time, The Red Sandcastle Theatre stages a pantomime, for kids and grown ups. A pantomime is a kind of silly fairy tale, full of hammy acting, songs, dances, and audience interaction. The pantomimes at the … Continue reading

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AT THE EXTREMITY OF MALENESS

In the dramatic presentation KATA, we enter the stark space. There are large monitors, left and right. We, the audience, are “investors” there to view four soldiers, examples of ideal men, their bodies stressed to the limit. The four “products” … Continue reading

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A CHILLING INCANDESCENCE

The inspiration for both the  Italian Mime Suicide and Three Red Days springs from real-life events. In the hands of ordinary artists, the ideas embodied in these two distinct shows might come off as silly or so abstract, no one … Continue reading

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IF YOU BUILD IT

  Last week, The Attic Arts Hub held its grand opening, with a wonderfully festive party. Food, drink, song, and dance. The Attic’s right on Queen Street East, in fashionable Leslieville, and very convenient. It’s a large studio with a … Continue reading

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PARTY OF INFLUENCE

One can measure influence by a party. That’s why this year, Brouhaha‘s holiday bash suggests it’s become a major force in Toronto’s scene. Last year’s smaller event was fun, but in 2015, swarms of the finest talent in the city … Continue reading

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THE ART OF TITILLATION

 “Tim Fitzgerald Walker is Edmond” It’s great to see The Storefront Theatre team come roaring off the runway with David Mamet‘s play Edmond. Benjamin Blais deftly directs the dark comedy. He’s well assisted by choreographer Ashleigh Powell and Jeff Hanson, … Continue reading

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