Toronto Community Theatre Blog


When You’re Strange

Last evening, I had the pleasure to head out to Bloor West Village with my sister to see Stewart Lemoine’s Evelyn Strange at The Village Playhouse. I myself am a classic black and white film lover, for example, of Alfred Hitchcock‘s classics “Psycho”, “Vertigo”, “Rear Window”, “Dial M for Murder” etc, so reading about the film […] Read More

Don’t Cry For Che, He’ll Be Famous!

  I’ve just spent the last hour or so Googling past renditions of “Oh What a Circus” from Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice’s Evita to see if it was Chris Ning‘s brilliant performance or just the standard 70’s style of  Lloyd & Rice that made me feel as if the late-great Carl Anderson had […] Read More

Autumn in High Park

It’s always a treat coming out to Bloor West Village to see a play at the subterranean Village Playhouse. This West-end neighbourhood emanates small town charm and cosiness especially in the Autumn months when High Park is brimming with crisp, brilliant, burnt umber foliage, coffee shop patios still optimistically open, bistro sets adorned with sweater-wearing […] Read More

On Golden Pond – Review

Last Friday night, the Toronto community theatre season kicked off in the heart of Scarborough Village with Scarborough Players’ production of  On Golden Pond, a 1979 play written by then 28 year old Ernest Thompson, which two years later went on to become a feature film starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda. I cannot even […] Read More

She Stole My Diamond Heart – Joanne World Tour

One day, way back in 2008, I heard a new little number, ‘Just Dance’. Not being much of a dance/pop music kinda gal myself, I was shocked that this song easily grew on me. I hesitantly mentioned this to my elderly sister, with a little fear I’d be made fun of.  My sister has high, […] Read More