Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Best of the Fall Comedy Shows

Torontonians love to laugh and there's a virtual buffet of comedy shows and festivals on this Fall. Check out Toronto.com's top picks of the Must-See laugh-a-minute shows happening this seas…

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 11:38AM
Monday, September 24, 2012

Best of the Fall: Dance Shows in Toronto

The Fall Dance season has been announced and Toronto.com has picked the very best of Toronto's dance performances just for you.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:24PM
Friday, September 7, 2012

Favourite Fall Theatre Roundup

Toronto's live theatre fans are in for a fabulous Fall season! With well-known favourites like War Horse, Death of a Salesman and Antony and Cleopatra and new soon-to-be favourites such as O…

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:34PM
Thursday, September 6, 2012

Must- See Fall Arts: 2012 Round Up

Toronto.com picks the Must-See Art events of Fall 2012. We've rounded up an exciting mixed-bag of some of the most intriguing art shows and exhibits happening around the city!

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 01:09PM
Sunday, July 29, 2012

A spooky dance, as darkness descends by Michael Crabb

If you’ve forgotten what it’s like to be afraid of the dark, William Yong is about to remind you. In Crepuscular, Yong’s third and latest work for Toronto’s popular annual outdoor ev…

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 11:20AM
Friday, July 27, 2012

Backbeat, the prehistory of the Beatles by Richard Ouzounian

Backbeat tells the tale of a tumultuous time when the Fab Four was a Not-so-Friendly Five.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 03:57PM

The Sunshine Boys review: Missing heart by Robert Crew

Kenneth Welsh and Eric Peterson are currently starring and vying for laughs in a Soulpepper production of Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 10:21AM
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ramin Karimloo expected to star in Theatre 20’s Company by Richard Ouzounian

Ramin Karimloo, Canadian star of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables in London, England, may star in Company in Toronto in January.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 06:28PM
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kenneth Welsh and Eric Peterson talk about The Sunshine Boys by Richard Ouzounian

Veteran actors Kenneth Welsh and Eric Peterson open in Neil Simon's Sunshine Boys at Soulpepper on July 26.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 04:39PM

Testing Toronto museum apps: ROM, AGO, MOCCA by Murray Whyte

Test driving the semi-new apps from the ROM, AGO and MOCCA, and finding only one with wheels.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:01AM
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bold plan would take Sony Centre off city’s hands by Martin Knelman

Stage by Stage, a not-for-profit group organized by Sony Centre CEO Dan Brambilla, wants to buy the showplace and run it without its subsidy from city hall.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 11:00PM

Playwrights Judith Thomson, George F. Walker and others seek boycott of Factory Theatre by Richard Ouzounian

Ad in Now magazine asks theatre community to boycott Factory Theatre until Ken Gass is reinstated.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 06:10PM
Monday, July 23, 2012

Anandam Dancetheatre: Brandy Leary’s Divergent Dances for Windows and Walls, at Bata Shoe Museum by Michael Crabb

Choreographer Brandy Leary's aerial arts are no mere circus rope act.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 03:22PM
Sunday, July 22, 2012

Happy accidents for a summer swelter by Murray Whyte

What to do when summer’s worn out its welcome and it’s only mid-July? Taking refuge in the air-conditioned bliss of most art venues isn’t necessarily a welcome option, with the little …

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 11:09AM
Friday, July 20, 2012

The miraculous return of John Hirsch by Martin Knelman

I thought I was prepared to see this play about a man I knew, but I got jolt when Alon Nashman slipped into the role.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:49PM

Andy Mark finds places for 300 professionals arriving yearly in Stratford by Trish Crawford

Andy Mark finds accommodation for 300 professionals arriving yearly for the Stratford Festival held in the small rural town of Stratford.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:45PM

Katie Holmes to star in Dead Accounts on Broadway

The 33-year-old actress — whose divorce settlement with Tom Cruise was agreed earlier this month — is to star in ‘Dead Accounts’ this fall.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 10:21AM
Thursday, July 19, 2012

Bob Saget hosts JFL XXX – The Ultimate Nasty Show by Richard Ouzounian

Comedian Bob Saget was telling filthy jokes long before appearing on the G-rated Full House.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 07:06PM

The world’s a stage with Porch View Dances by Murray Whyte

Porch View Dances turns Torontonians into performers in their own neighbourhoods

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 10:32AM

Michael Snow: Objects of Vision at the Art Gallery of Ontario by Murray Whyte

Michael Snow, the eminence grise of Canadian art in general, who won the Gershon Iskowitz prize at the AGO this year. With it comes a solo exhibition.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:01AM
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Theatre Review: Mr. Marmalade, a play set in kindergarten classroom very adult, very dark by Robert Crew

The emotions expressed in Mr. Marmalade are a complete counterpoint to the innocent setting.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 10:40PM
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Brian Dennehy and Brian Bedford return to Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Richard Ouzounian

The two Brians are part of Antoni Cimolino's first season as Stratford Shakespeare Festival artistic director.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 05:00PM

Speed-the-Plow review: A difficult Mamet revival by Robert Crew

Of all the well-known David Mamet plays, Speed-the-Plow seems to have had the fewest revivals.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 09:45AM

Mr. Marmalade returns to Toronto by Alison Broverman

Last year's SummerWorks hit Mr. Marmalade by Outside the March theatre is staged in a Toronto kindergarten classroom.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 08:00AM

Jekyll & Hyde musical coming to Toronto by Richard Ouzounian

Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox to star in Jekyll & Hyde at the Ed Mirvish Theatre Nov. 14 to 18.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 06:00AM
Monday, July 16, 2012

Deadliest Catch, Shaolin Warriors headed to Sony Centre by Raju Mudhar

After completing extensive renovations, the Sony Centre for the Arts has announced its 2012-2013 season.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 04:11PM
Sunday, July 15, 2012

Theatre Review: Henry V — Des McAnuff ends his Stratford days with a bang by Richard Ouzounian

Des McAnuff’s production of Henry V serves as a perfect textbook study of what he’s done right and what he’s done wrong in the past five years.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 06:59PM

Tools For Conviviality at the Power Plant: Review by Murray Whyte

The Power Plant's summer exhibition, "Tools for Conviviality," turns out to be the last for curator Melanie O'Brien, who quit shortly after it opened.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:01AM
Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Koffler Centre’s Summer Special at Honest Ed’s: Review by Murray Whyte

"Summer Special" is the name of an art exhibition infiltrating the iconic bargain warehouse Honest Ed's

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:01AM
Friday, July 13, 2012

Mira Sorvino talks Union Square and the family business of acting by Richard Ouzounian

Mira Sorvina, daughter of Paul Sorvino, relishes her over-the-top role in Union Square.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 12:38PM

The Best Brothers at Stratford: Review by Robert Crew

Daniel MacIvor's The Best Brothers is comedy at its purest at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

SOURCE: Toronto.com at 06:00AM