Toronto Community Theatre Blog

Shkreli! Portrait of a Pharma Bro

People often query me as to why I, a reformed white trash hick, now a suddenly “woke” right-leaning Leslieville (See Williamsburg) Democratic Socialist who also happens to be a mentally ill person relying on ODSP, is going back to school for theatre and social work and professional writing and South Asian studies, whose life’s only […] Read More

You, You, You Oughta, Know!!!!! (It was about Uncle Joey…..)

The Second City’s latest sketch comedy show, She The People, opened last Saturday afternoon and this show couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time in recent history…and before a man interrupts this post with a “Well, actually–“, let’s just say that we couldn’t be happier to have attended the debut of a show that […] Read More

Straight-Forward Take on An Oscar Wilde Classic

Friday night’s performance of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Jason Silzer and presented by the Scarborough Theatre Guild, left us wondering if there was a full moon that night, or perhaps the lacklustre performance had something to do with the fact that it was Friday the 13th. The Importance of Being […] Read More

Fearless at Toronto Fringe Fest: Wagon Play Review

Let Amber Moon and her disciples teach you how to live your truth through “The Way”.  But to get there, you must first go via the True North Heart; Former Electric Circus era #1 hit song. A pounding dance track with searing vocals brilliantly sung by Emma Banigan, who hit every high note (literally) as […] Read More

The Wavestage Theatre Company Is On “Top of the World” With The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Sandwiched between two Victorian Gothic buildings on the University of Toronto Campus, the Isabel Bader theatre is a modern building that presents a stark contrast between old and new. It is a fitting metaphor for a 21st century play adapted from a 90s Disney movie based on a 19th century novel about Medieval Paris. The […] Read More