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Tag Archive "musicals"

Photo: Mirvish Productions

Hamilton is a Historical Home Run: Theatre Review

After an excruciating five year wait, the musical colossus that is Hamilton has finally arrived in Toronto. Now musical megastar Lin-Manuel Miranda’s theatrical phenomenon is currently making its Canadian debut with Mirvish Productions. And for ...

Cabaret

Cabaret Comes Just in Time: Theatre Sheridan Review

If you think you’ve seen how brutally beautiful Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret can be, think again. Theatre Sheridan has delivered a new production that is as dark and daring as it is dazzling.

Cats the musical

Movie Review: Cats is a Feline Fiasco

If you’ve read anything about the multiplex this holiday season, you’ve probably heard that Cats is quite the experience. If you haven’t, rest assured Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the once-megabit musical about, well, cats, is ...

Nine

Nine is Italy in Another Way: Theatre Sheridan Review

Nine comes to Theatre Sheridan with a clearly Italian swagger that pleasantly fills Sheridan’s Studio Theatre. It’s a standard production of Maury Yeston’s Fellini-esque romance, but a well-composed one.

Newsies

Newsies is Breaking New Ground: Theatre Sheridan Review

New ground is being shown off at Theatre Sheridan with their emotionally charged production of Newsies opening the college’s season. And by new ground, I mean the floor has literally been changed from the usual ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

Theatre Review: Senza Luce is a Sensational Light

It’s rare to find a new, completely original story in contemporary musical theatre. But there’s a blessing in Oakville with Senza Luce, and it’s world premiere production now playing at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus. The ...

Beauty and the Beast is a New Kind of Beautiful

Beauty and the Beast is the first jaw-dropping blockbuster of the year, and it’s magnificent to behold on screen. It’s exquisite, charming, whimsical, and sweetly controversial. Above all else, the movie is both entertaining and ...

Movie Review for the excellent new movie musical epic LA LA LAND, opening in Oakville theatres December 25th 2016.

Movie Review: The Ultimate Love Letter in La La Land

Colourful, classical, and wonderfully enchanting, La La Land evokes an era of Hollywood charm noticeably absent in the 21st century. It’s an excellent movie, and a pleasant, emotionally striking experience at the theatre as we ...

Film Review for the new animated musical Sing, opening in theatres December 21st 2016.

Movie Review: Sing! Hits the Right Notes

The movie musical has always been a staple of cinema, just as the animal infested animation event has become. Sing, the new family movie for the holiday season, brings the best of both classics, even ...