Tag Archives: Todd Babiak

Fun in roommate hell: Terms and Conditions, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Todd Babiak

Terms & Conditions (Stage 18, Sugar Swing Ballroom — Main Floor) It is terribly awkward to move in with a stranger. They don’t have the same taste in music, the same interest in cleaning, the same attitude toward houseplants. We … Continue reading

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The weird world of WASP: A 2thnight Fringe guest review by Todd Babiak

WASP (Stage 5, King Edward Elementary School) By Todd Babiak The white protestant family has a lot to answer for and much of it is on display in WASP, Steve Martin’s 1990s take on the 1950s. Dad is cruel, sexist, … Continue reading

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With Glowing Hearts: uncorseting Canadian feminist history. A guest Fringe review by Todd Babiak

With Glowing Hearts: A Canadian Burlesque Revue (Stage 22, Garneau Theatre) by Todd Babiak Nellie McClung, played by Ellen Chorley, is a hyper-aware woman. Yes, she helped change the lives of millions of women in Canada and around the world. … Continue reading

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Fringe guest review: Beau and Aero: Crash Landing

Beau & Aero: Crash Landing (Stage 3, Walterdale Theatre) by Todd Babiak An airplane crashes on the stage. Beau (David Cantor) helps his co-pilot Aero (Amica Hunter) to her feet and they do what any incompetent aviators would do. They … Continue reading

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Fringe review: My Love Lies Frozen In The Ice

My Love Lies Frozen in the Ice (Stage 3, Walterdale Theatre) by Todd Babiak Of all the stories to bring to life on a small stage consider this one: it is 1897 and Salomon Andrée is off to the North … Continue reading

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For kids and the people they take to the Fringe: Onions and Garlic. A guest Fringe review by Todd Babiak and his daughters

By Todd Babiak (with help from his daughters, Avia and Esmé Onions and Garlic (Stage 11, Studio Theatre) It isn’t easy to be an onion seller in a town full of onions. Our hero pushes his cart of aromatic root … Continue reading

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