After a lot of deliberation, I’ve made a tough decision. It’s time for me to put Mooney on Theatre on an indefinite hiatus.
Things in other parts of my life mean I cannot devote the time and energy needed to maintain MoT. It is time to let go, at least for now.
It’s been such a pleasure and privilege to be a part of the performance community in Toronto over the last 14 years.
Continue reading Mooney on Theatre shuts its (virtual) doors
Today is the day many of you have been waiting for: the Digital Toronto Fringe Festival launch.
As with so many things these days, Fringe looks a little different this year. Not just the festival itself, but the Mooney on Theatre coverage too.
Continue reading Digital Toronto Fringe Festival Starts Today
Last weekend Mooney on Theatre was a flurry of activity talking about The Next Stage Festival virtual festival Community Booster. The live aspects may have finished, but you still have today and tomorrow to watch and listen to the performances and participate in the self-care stream.
Continue reading Last chance to catch the Next Stage Community Booster
As the pandemic continues to keep us from gathering in person, audience and artists alike continue to explore different ways performing arts can work. The Next Stage Festival has moved to a digital offering this year called Community Booster, which includes performing arts in three streams. These are Theatre Shorts, Story Telling, and Audio Offerings.
You can file audio offerings under “everything old is new again.” I remember growing up listening to radio plays on CBC radio. And the pandemic isn’t the only thing that has brought audio plays to prominence; podcasting has been a significant contributor there. But what are the audio offerings from Community Booster?
Continue reading Mini-Reviews: Audio Offerings at Next Stage Community Booster 2021
You are not imagining this. It is a real thing—an actual piece on Mooney on Theatre!
And yes, it does mean we’re back. That is to say, some form of MoT is back. A much smaller pared-down version of MoT, but we’re here nonetheless.
Continue reading Welcome back to… us? you? Everyone!