Tag: Toronto

REVIEW: Sitting with Amanda Parris’ Other Side of the Game

Toronto, Ontario Shelley Liebembuk reviews Cahoots Theatre and Obsidian Theatre’s world premiere of The Other Side of the Game, written by Amanda Parris and directed by Nigel Shawn Williams: Five actors enter the stage, each carrying a folding chair. In unison,… Read More

In Sundry Languages a Feast for the Ears

Toronto Laboratory Theatre’s In Sundry Languages NB: 3 chances left to catch it at Toronto Fringe!!! Reviewed by Heather Fitzsimmons Frey Date reviewed: July 8, 2017 Remaining Run: July 13 at 5:15 pm, July 14 at noon, July… Read More

Shelley Liebembuk reviews Concord Floral, on now at Canadian Stage until October 16th

#CanStageTeenSpirit Concord Floral opened the 2016-2017 Canadian Stage season, yes, the same season whose programming announcement in January 2016 garnered it the hashtag #CanStageSoWhite. Concord Floral does not redress the absence of people of colour in the key… Read More

Issue 11.4: Biculturalism and Blackface

Volume 11, Issue 4: March 2015 Articles in this issue include: Jane Heather and Tony Hall related Trinidadian Carnival to popular theatre, decolonization, and freedom, Allison Leadley explores how Toronto artist jes sache’s work challenges negative preconceptions surrounding the disabled… Read More

Issue 10.3: Gender & Theatre at the Margins 2013

Volume 10, Issue 3: Spring 2013 Articles in this issue include: Marjan Moosavi examines Marina Nernat’s Prisoner of Tehran and the representation of Iranian women in English-language writing and on Western stages, Angela Meyer (Pony) and Shirley Tse explore… Read More

Issue 8.4: Performing Communities, Social Movements and Play Development 2011

Volume 8, Issue 4: June 2011 Articles in this issue include: Jeannine M. Pitas explores the powerful and socially conscious alternative theatre emerging from Toronto’s rapidly growing Hispanic community, Catherine Graham follows the role of activist artists from Canada’s early alternative theatre,… Read More

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