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Fringe Review: GARY

60 minutes |Comedy, Drama | Mature GARY defies description for a number of reasons. To give away too much of the plot would diminish the experience, for one thing. Explaining every detail of what happens would take nearly as long as the show itself — there’s a lot going on in just an hour, on […]

Review: Janet Wilson Meets the Queen

In light of the Queen’s 90th birthday, the world premiere of Janet Wilson Meets the Queen, written by Beverly Cooper, was well timed in its debut on the Great Canadian Theatre Company stage. The play centred around Janet Wilson (Marion Day), a typical housewife resurrected from the late-1960s. Having seen Day play a powerhouse mogul […]

Happiness™ returns to Arts Court for one week only

According to James Lemon and Peter Barrell, a couple of “Happiness Crusaders” for HPL, the worldwide self-help conglomerate at the centre of Happiness™, the driving question of the millennium is: “Can you really affect personal change from the outside in?” and the answer is a resounding “yup!” The performance uses both the Arts Court Studio and […]

undercurrents festival: Jerk It is a straight to the point exercise in storytelling

The concept of Jerk It: A Collection of Masturbation Stories (by Tony Adams, Madeleine Boyes-Manseau and Cory Thibert, of May Can Theatre) is a straight to the point exercise in storytelling: anonymously crowd-sourced personal stories of masturbation are read by five different performers; no sets or costumes, just unselfconscious readings of unselfconsciously written stories, a […]

Trois: 3 Short Productions create comfortable ménage a trois

Arts Court is hosting a trio of theatre productions for the next two nights. “Trois (Three)” brings three 30min productions from fringe favourites MayCan theatre, Dead Unicorn Ink and GrimProv. To sweeten the deal the theatre lobby is set up nightclub-style complete with a well priced bar. Playing on the name there is even a […]

Nebraska (Youth Infringement Festival winner)

Review by Amanda Dookie @letitbeamandad 45 min | Comedy | Drama Do you have a secret? Would you be able to turn to the person next to you and share it? For twenty-seven year old Matt, being caught between two people doesn’t make that easy. Tony Adam’s Nebraska is a tale about coming-of-age in the midst of […]