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Theatre for the Ears opens with chilling drama ‘Starman’

One creative boom that may not have been predicted over the last two years is the resurgence of the podcast. With audio gear and software more accessible than ever, it’s been an easy avenue for an individual with a mild interest in the field to dip their toes in. And while this may have resulted […]

Sydney Fringe Festival shuts down for a second year

As is sadly still the reality for gatherings and performances currently, the ongoing pandemic is still seeing massive, last-minute shutdowns to planned events. It is not altogether surprising but is still disheartening to see the way the virus can affect a return to form for artists. While countless Fringe festivals the world over just celebrated […]

World Fringe Day- the State of The Fringe worldwide

This past week saw the fifth anniversary of World Fringe Day. Beginning in 2017 on July 11th, it’s a celebration of the worldwide phenomenon that is fringe theatre, as well as the countless moving parts that make up each individual Fringe Festival- artists, volunteers, techs, venues, and so much more constantly whirr in the creation […]

‘Marys Seacole’ plunges into the deep end of caregiving

The past year has seen its fair share of recorded theatre. With it as the primary means of consumption for the medium, companies have been able to show off their high-end archival footage and push resources towards polished digital content. But with little more than two cameras, quite possibly one of the most impactful pieces […]

Stratford’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ breathes life into historical icons

As the surrounding constraints and limitations for public gatherings continue in many areas of the world, the Stratford Festival remains in flux for its summer program. Usually at this time tickets would be available for purchase of the Shakespeare hub’s impending season, but as the state of affairs and the limits on even outdoor capacity’s […]

Stratford’s ‘Othello’ grips with a fraught, familiar world

As it moves closer to the opening of Stratford Festival’s 2021 season, the North American mecca of Shakespearean theatre is continuing to connect with their audiences through a weekly free livestream of productions contained in their STRATFEST@HOME catalogue. Fans get to vote between three different titles that fall under some banner of similarity across the […]

STRATFEST@HOME enchants with menacing production of ‘Macbeth’

In advance of their recently announced and newly revamped 2021 season, the Stratford Festival has decided to give theatre lovers some weekly works to look forward to. Streaming live on Thursday nights, the beloved Ontario Shakespeare and theatre festival is presenting offerings from their STRATFEST@HOME program for free. Using a similar model to the lauded […]