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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

A Caribbean, feminist circus is rolling across Toronto this summer. Here’s where to catch it by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

“Mashup Pon Di Road,” created by performing artists Bahia Watson and Liza Paul, is an unapologetic and colourful bashment circus — and it’s staged on a flatbed truck.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 09:00AM
Monday, July 18, 2022

Eric Peterson’s a TV star, but theatre acting is his favourite by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

The “Corner Gas” alum is back onstage in Coal Mine Theatre’s production of Lisa D’amour’s “Detroit,” a dark and funny commentary on the decline of the middle class.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 11:07AM
Friday, July 15, 2022

‘Felt Cute (Might Delete Later)’ at the Fringe festival offers a chilling portraiture of zillennial malaise by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Reanne Spitzer and Sultanna Krispil’s abstract show recreates a TikTok feed in a poignant and dark commentary on the social media platform’s effects

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 10:31AM
Thursday, July 14, 2022

‘A Perfect Bowl of Pho’ at the Toronto Fringe is a delectable hit by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Combining smart songs, a knockout cast, and a surprisingly poignant book, Nam Nguyen’s highly meta-theatrical soup show is an absolute treasure.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 10:09AM
Monday, July 11, 2022

LGBTQ stereotypes get turned on their head in Fringe festival’s cheeky ‘Lesbihonest’ by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Laura Piccinin is a witty standup comic with a long history of coming out to people.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 12:04PM
Sunday, July 10, 2022

Exes make unlikely improv partners in Fringe’s ‘Too Much Information Improvised’ by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Steph Haller and Paddy MacDonald are real-life exes with serious improv chops.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 12:10PM
Saturday, July 9, 2022

In ‘The Prince’s Big Adventurer,’ a powerful message of LGBTQ self-acceptance prevails for Toronto Fringe’s littlest patrons by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

While not perfect by any means, Steven Elliott Jackson’s sweet fairy tale enforces for kids at a young age that not every prince needs a princess.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 11:28AM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Facebook rejects Toronto theatre company ads due to ‘political’ content by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Daresay Productions’ upcoming play, “Deputy Prime Minister Collimore,” makes no reference to real politicians or situations, says the play’s producer.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:31PM
Monday, June 6, 2022

Toronto’s WeeFestival a thrill for city’s littlest theatregoers by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

The festival takes place across Toronto and features programming for children aged 0-6, many of them seeing the curtain open for the first time.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 03:32PM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Soulpepper’s ‘Where the Blood Mixes’ is a love letter to residential school survivors and the terrain of Lytton, B.C. by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Director Jani Lauzon and actor Craig Lauzon both feel a sentimental connection to Loring’s Governor General’s Award-winning text

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 04:01PM
Friday, May 20, 2022

‘Evil Queen’ in Grimm-inspired immersive dance project inspired by performer’s gender fluidity by Aisling Murphy - Staff Reporter

Joey Arrigo’s approach to the Evil Queen was a collaborative one with TranscenDance artistic director Julia Cratchley.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM

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