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Thursday, June 1, 2017

How can tap dancing, an art form that reached its heyday in the 1930s and ‘40s, remain relevant today? by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Mike Doherty: Finding one’s own voice as a tap artist entails figuring out what, and who, have come before. Young dancers have much of the form’s history at their fingertips

SOURCE: at 02:24PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Is political correctness killing comedy? by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Jimmy Carr: 'If you start drawing the line of what people can and can’t joke about, it becomes very difficult because someone’s offended by everything'

SOURCE: at 01:36PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The Situation Rooms is an immersive journey, opening the fourth wall between spectator and performer by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

'It’s disconcerting to emerge when it’s over and then have to deal with the reality of speaking directly to someone, without being issued instructions'

SOURCE: at 07:15PM
Thursday, February 18, 2016

Re-writing the Bard: Jeanette Winterson and Howard Jacobson on their ‘cover versions’ of Shakespeare for Hogarth Press by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Winterson will share The Gap of Time, which revisits The Winter’s Tale, while Jacobson’s Shylock Is My Name will be his release

SOURCE: at 06:15PM
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Chagall that jazz: Theresa Tova’s Bella brings the wild story of the painter’s muse to life by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

'There’s drama, there’s humour, there’s Hitler — it just goes everywhere'

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 02:05PM
Friday, July 4, 2014

Spectacle review: An ex-ex-parrot: Monty Python’s absurdity ages well in stage reunion by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

This greatest hits sets by comedy’s biggest-ever troupe may even have added something — a dollop of affection

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 01:45PM
Thursday, February 6, 2014

The spice of strife: Arrabal tangos with the ‘dark side’ of Argentina’s history by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Outside on Yonge Street, the wind chill is -23C, but you’d never know it in the Panasonic Theatre, where director Sergio Trujillo is showing a group of male dancers how to seductively remo…

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 01:43PM
Saturday, November 30, 2013

Cultural Studies: On the looming Monty Python reunion, bringing Air Farce back to life, and how to resuscitate a dead parrot by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

On Nov. 25, the members of Monty Python (minus Graham Chapman, who died in 1989), sold out the 20,000-seat O2 arena in London in 43.5 seconds — 11 minutes faster than Iron Maiden

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 08:30AM
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Centre of attention: Eddie Izzard looks to bridge our differences in new show by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Many an entertainer has climbed ruthlessly to the top, but only Eddie Izzard would compare his career strategy to the Battle of Austerlitz

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 01:47PM
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sarah Silverman leads the game-changing lineup of female comics at this year’s Just for Laughs festival by Mike Doherty, Special To National Post

Long known as the last bastion of male chauvinism in the arts, comedy is starting to be run by women. Or so says Sarah Silverman

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 10:21AM

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