Toronto’s streets may have been packed with stars and fans alike during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, but one of the biggest spectacles of the festival had to be the red carpet for director Robert Lieberman’s Breakaway, which offered a Bollywood-themed parade that danced and sang it’s way down Yonge street, ending with an elephant stopping outside the theatre.
As the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival prepares for one of its biggest years once again, the Canadian Film Centre is sending out congratulations to the more than 30 school alumni who will take part in this year’s 36th annual festival.
A juried festival of independent theatre, Toronto’s Summerworks blooms in August every year, offering a bouquet of dramatic delights. Here are a few reviews.
Theatre critic Susan Down continues her reviews from the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival, which runs until July 17 in venues across Toronto. Reviews include: The Sparrow and the Mouse: Creating the Music of Edith Piaf, So I Married a Muslim, Bloom, and Wishes Are Horses.
Theatre critic Susan Down wades deep into the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival, which runs until July 17 in venues across the city. Reviews include: Pitch Blond, Finally: An Epic Cycle, Mary’s Wedding, Man on My Face, The Godot Cycle, She Said What, and Limbo.
Attending the Toronto Fringe Festival is not like going to a regular theatre production. To get the most out of it you need a strategy for picking the right plays. Imagine you’re at a distillery tour or a wine tasting, and take this advice…
On a warm day earlier this month, I toured through the dusty crossroads of a medical facility in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and I didn’t even have to leave the streets of Toronto.
Toronto has seen a lot of film and television production over the last couple of years with new series being developed and shot here and then simulcast south of the border.