Tag: theatre

U of T Drama Fest celebrates 25 years

Hailey Mason This year marks the 25th anniversary of the U of T Drama Festival. From February 9 to 11, Hart House Theatre and the...

Toronto’s tortured artist

If you listened hard enough, you could almost hear the prose of Gwendolyn MacEwen ringing between the brick houses on the streets of Toronto.Theatre...

What are you willing to sacrifice?

On the surface, The Caucasian Chalk Circle seems to be nothing more than a traditional comedy, where two lovers are separated by external forces,...

A fresh start for Theatre Erindale

Theatre Erindale is in the midst of a new chapter. On May 2, 2016, David Matheson, a well-educated actor, teacher, and director, took over...

The flip side of trigger warnings

Last month, I attended U of T’s Drama Festival, which showcases new work acted, written, and directed by students at U of T’s various...

On your marks, get set, Shakespeare

Last year, Theatre Erindale ran an experiment: they took two condensed Shakespeare plays (Troilus and Cressida and Romeo and Juliet) and cast both with...

Checking in at the Chelsea

I’ve seen Oklahoma! one too many times. I grew up watching Oliver! and listening to the soundtrack for Les Miserables. Needless to say, I...

UC Follies rethink the Greek classics

Last weekend, the UC Follies presented Ted Hughes’ translation of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon.Agamemnon is the story of a man who returned from a 10-year war...

Hart House gets away with murder

I’ve been a fan of George F. Walker since high school. He writes intriguing, complex plots. He writes the kind of characters that every...

That abstinence thing

The Woodsworth Innis New Drama Society gave a dynamic performance of Aristophanes’ classic comedy Lysistrata last week. Directed by Liz McLoughlin, Lysistrata was performed...

Hart House actors get their hands dirty

I sit in the lobby of Hart House theatre, flanked by John Cleland and Sarah Murphy-Dyson, two members in the cast of George F....

A decade’s worth of murderous mysteries

The UTM Forensic Society hosted their annual Murder Mystery Charity Play this past Wednesday at Theatre Erindale. This year, with the help of UTM...
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