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Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Quip’s guide to Impulse Festival

Ladies and gentlemen, at the end of this week Toronto’s hottest comedy and theatre companies join forces to bring you a weekend of the very best in what the planet has to offer from the world of improv at the Impulse Festival. Soulpepper Theatre and National Theatre Of The World present 17 shows & 15

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Vaudezilla’s Ghoulishly Good Halloween Show

Every seat in the side theater of Stage 773 is filled this evening for the “Peepshow Creepshow”, Vaudezilla‘s Halloween edition of their weekly burlesque revue.  The unstated dress code is spicy: women wear corsets and leather and...

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Kiss Kiss Cabaret: “Ha Ha and Hubba Hubba”

People of the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago have a lot of options for nightlife: the zoo, the lakefront, the art galleries, and the five thousand bars per square mile. But what if you want all those...

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Burlesque: Blurring the Line Between Sexy and Nerdy

Gorilla Tango Burlesque (GTB) is a Chicago theater company with a unique take on dirty dancing. Specializing in their own original “Nerdlesque” style, they produce weekly parody shows based on Dr. Who, Super Mario Brothers, Star Trek,...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Gorilla Tango Theater, Your Independent Storefront Theater

Cut to scene: Dan Abbate, an entrepreneur with a history in manufacturing and internet start ups, is hunched over his calculator, bills and expenses in hand, furiously adding costs and dividing by hours of operation for his...

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Play Review: Fare Game, Life in Toronto’s Taxis

A couple of months ago I made a resolution. In an effort to save money, I would cease and desist taking cabs when I could take the TTC. I stayed true to that promise, but only for...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Mysteriously Enjoyable – A Review Of Mysteriously Yours

Let me preface this by saying that I wanted to like Mysteriously Yours.  Over the years I’ve heard a lot about it, had friends that have worked there and even worked at a dinner theatre myself when...

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Theatre: The CN Tower Show

How long have you lived in Toronto? Probably not as long as two audience members of This Must Be The Place: The CN Tower Shower on opening night. That’s over sixty-five years each, as we found out...

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

2012 Toronto Fringe Reviews

This time of the year marks the Toronto Fringe Festival week and during this week we will be sharing some show reviews with you. See our rating system, read the reviews and use your own adult  judgement...

Friday, January 13th, 2012

The Insider Review of The Tiki Bikini Beach Paradise Party A Go-Go!

Last summer I was asked to join the cast of a new musical – a parody of the 60s beach party movies – called The Tiki Bikini Beach Paradise Party A-Go-Go.  It was written by my friend...