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Fringe 2019

Filipinx shows and a variety of works dealing with mental illness received big buzz at this year's record-breaking Toronto Fringe Read more

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5N shows Drama 101, Boy Falls From The Sky, The Huns, Night Feed and Death Ray Cabaret are among the Fringe hits getting extra performances Read more

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Quirky comedy about urban anxiety and alienation is well-acted but at times feels like a long-form improv exercise Read more

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Drama about two grief-stricken families is earnest, stilted and more scattered than suggestive Read more

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Well-intentioned but underdeveloped musical about Doug Ford's destructive administration is almost as painful as what's happening to the province Read more

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Sketch show features sharp writing and some lively acting, but many scenes lack satisfying endings Read more

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Post-apocalyptic ecological musical features a catchy score but the vague book and lyrics make it feel monotonous Read more

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Claudio Tamburri's solo show about living with Autism Spectrum Disorder offers fascinating insights and a poignant conclusion Read more

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Kaho Koda's play puts the immigrant experience into perspective, but doesn't go far enough Read more

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Tamara Williamson's autobiographical alt-rock concert is a great work of art about splitting up and moving on Read more

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Writer/performer DK Reinemer's energy and enthusiasm help cover up his parody's flaws Read more

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Michael Ross Albert's tightly written, sardonic play about office politics gets an outstanding production Read more

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Despite some quirky dialogue, Madeleine Brown's absurdist play about a pyromaniac and a small-town newspaper never comes together Read more

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There are seven days left to catch some seriously good theatre at the annual fest. Here are a few of our critics' picks – and pans. Read more

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Holly Wyder's engaging solo show about dating and intimacy features a Choose Your Own Adventure-style drink menu Read more

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Site-specific show set at a pool is earnest, predictable and sometimes hard to hear Read more

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Jennifer Martin’s solo show about sexual assault is sophisticated and powerfully written Read more

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Holly M. Brinkman and S.E. Grummett's ribald outdoor adventure explores gender identity and sexuality Read more

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Carlyn Rhamey's stand-up show is warm, engaging and educational Read more

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Eccentric comedy set in 18th-century England is energetic but uneven Read more

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