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ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH

Every year for the past three years, the Red Sandcastle Theatre, headed by Rosemary Doyle, has staged the 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Festival. Writers who have registered for the event gather at the theatre, and write for up to 24 hours, creating a … Continue reading

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THE LOINS OF FEAR

I walk down a narrow street in Kensington Market, past trendy shops and cafes; turn down an alleyway covered in graffiti. Passing the threshold of a metal door, I make my way up a narrow staircase and into a dim … Continue reading

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WICKED CHILDREN’S STORIES

The Forest has opened at The Storefront Theatre and it’s a wild and whirling concoction created by a team of writers, directors, actors, artists, and puppeteers.  The dark comedy is really a series of children’s stories, some naughty and some … Continue reading

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SIDE SPLITTING

If you want to laugh until you can barely walk out of the theatre, go straight over to the Storefront right now and see the double-bill: Watch Out WildKat! and Swordplay, A Play of Swords. These are old-style adventure tales, … Continue reading

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A RESONANT HEART

  Heart of Steel: A Steel Plant Musical Comedy by Wesley J. Colford is a classic musical with a classic conflict. Daughter living in Cape Breton wants to leave the nest and find adventure in the big city. Widowed mother wants her … Continue reading

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JESSE LAVERCOMBE

“… The triumph of communication is the death of communication: where communication forms a total environment, there is nothing to be communicated.” —Northrop Frye, The Modern Century, City of the End of Things, 1967 I have a pretty good eye … 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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