Toronto Community Theatre Blog


Tara Gostling

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

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

Perfect Wedding – Essential Community Theatre

Perfect Wedding is a total “bedroom farce”. I am not joking! If you’re a lifelong Torontonian who never travels North of Steeles Ave. you might not be familiar with this popular genre of theatre and could walk away thinking productions like these are “cheesy”, or as my roommate described it: “something you might see on […] Read More

The Chalk Garden – Review

This was my first Stage Centre Productions show and boy was I impressed. I was so impressed that I am now kicking myself for having been too lazy to leave my “downtown cocoon of comfort and downstairs Pizza Pizza”  to travel up to North York’s Fairview Library Theatre – adjacent to the North exit of […] Read More

“Now I’ll run from you…..” ♪♪

Having recently read Call of the Wild and Barometer Rising back to back, I had a hankering to see some sort of community theatre play that combined both the intrigue of the Klondike with the historical relevance of the East Coast in Canada’s early post-confederation history (I can’t not give a mention to Quiet Courage which […] Read More