Stage Door Review

Toronto Fringe Festival 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

I have been asked by NOW Magazine to review several shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival.  Below you will find the title of each show I have reviewed and its rating.  For the full review, please visit: nowtoronto.com/topics/fringe-2019.


Above & Beyond

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by Jaclyn Toledano

JackieTol Productions, Robert Gill Theatre

July 13 at 4 pm

Show length: 60 min.

The Ashes of Forgotten Rain

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by Norman Hussey

Missed Metaphor Productions, Robert Gill Theatre

July 13 at 7:30 pm, July 14 at noon

Show length: 60 min.

Boy Falls From Sky: Jake Epstein Live at Supermarket

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by Jake Epstein

Past Future Productions, Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave.

July 13 at 7 pm;

Toronto Centre for the Arts

July 19 at 8:30 pm, Jul 20 at 7pm, July 28 at 7pm

Show length: 60 min.

Cyrano de Bergerac

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by Edmond Rostand, Sean Jacklin & Jack Rennie

Leslieville Players, 74 Jones Ave.

July 14 at 2 pm and 4 pm.

Show length: 50 min.

Dungee the Dragon & the Just-Okay Juggler

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by Dan Boyer

A Mulled Whine, George Ignatieff Theatre.

July 14 at 12:45 pm;

Theatre Orangeville

July 21 at 11 am, July 21 at 2pm

Show length: 50 min.

Molly Bloom

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by James Joyce, adapted by Jocelyn Adema

Fourth Gorgon Theatre, Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse

July 13 at 8:30 pm.

Show length: 55 min.

My Dad’s Deaths (A Comedy)

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by Jon Bennett

A Mulled Whine, Streetcar Crowsnest, Guloien Theatre

July 14 at 2:15 pm.

Show length: 60 min.

Off The Island

music by Michael Poisson & Connor Young, book & lyrics by Brian Gibson

Gazebo Productions, Streetcar Crowsnest, Guloien Theatre

July 14 at 12:30 pm.

Show length: 60 min.

Old-ish

by Susan Freedman

GoodSide Productions, Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace

July 13 at 1 pm

Show length: 45 min.

The Peers

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by Kate Hammer

INFEMOUS, Annex Theatre

July 13 at 8:15 pm.

Show length: 55 min.

Spend Your Kids’ Inheritance

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music by Frank Horvat, book and lyrics by Catherine Frid

Watercourse Theatre, Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse

July 14 at 9:45 pm

Show length: 90 min.

The Taming of the Shrew

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by William Shakespeare

Aquarius Players, St. George the Martyr Courtyard, 197 John St.

July 14 at 2 pm.

Show length: 90 min.

UNRAVELLED - A New Musical

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by Andrew Seok

Chaos & Light, Grace Toronto Church, 383 Jarvis St.

July 13 at 6pm.

Show length: 75 min.