Category Archives: Reviews

Bring it On: The Musical

You either fall or you’re flying. Those wise words were belted out by the head cheerleader in Bring it On: The Musical, which opened this week at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre. It could be a metaphor expect she means it literally. This … Continue reading

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The Play’s The Thing

Famous playwright Sandor Turai has just overheard his nephew’s fiancée cavorting with another man. So has his nephew. This isn’t good for business, since Turai’s nephew composes the sugar-coated melodies that accompany his words on stage. In other words, the … Continue reading

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Prosecutor: a documentary

Earlier this week I liveblogged the screening of a documentary called Prosecutor, which followed the first trial of the International Criminal Court and its chief prosecutor, an Argentinian lawyer named Luis Moreno-Ocampo. The ICC was launched in 2002 to deal with war … Continue reading

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Photos: 2011 Toronto fringe festival

I’ve already posted some reviews and a bunch of great show posters I’ve spotted at this year’s Fringe Festival. I’ve also reviewed the Dorothy Parker-inspired Abra-Cadaver. Here’s a few more show posters, plus some shots I’ve taken while waiting for various shows … Continue reading

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Fringe festing

I’m in the midst of Fringe Festival review chaos. I’ve written for Mooney on Theatre for three years (and countless festivals) but so far this fringe tops them all — I haven’t seen a dud yet. Definitely check out Videogames: … Continue reading

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NXNE

Didn’t bring my camera to most of the North by Northeast shows I caught last week, but here’s some cell phone shots I took of fresh Toronto transplants Hollerado playing a kickass show at XM’s rooftop party, where entrance was … Continue reading

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The new Lahore Tikka House

If you do nothing else this long weekend, let it be basking in biryani and kulfi on Lahore Tikka House’s new patio, which FINALLY opened yesterday after 5 years of renovations. I’ve been eating there since the now-mighty architecture consisted … Continue reading

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