Category: Canadian Entertainment

The Nether is a troubling descent into an all-digital realm

Written by Jennifer Haley. Directed by Peter Pasyk. Until Nov. 4 at the Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Ave. CoalMineTheatre.com. In a world full of computers and TVs and phones, the theatre is one of the few escapes from a screen. However, those intimate, dark spaces are also one of the best places to analyze…

Coogler to return as writer-director of ‘Black Panther 2’

NEW YORK—Ryan Coogler isn’t leaving Wakanda: The filmmaker will write and direct the sequel to “Black Panther.” A person close to the production who requested anonymity because they weren’t authorized to announce the deal confirmed Coogler’s return to the Marvel franchise on Thursday. The Hollywood Reporter first reported Coogler’s widely expected involvement in the “Black…

Oraltorio show is a fast-paced sample of a uniquely Black musical frequency

Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape Written by Motion. Music by DJ L’Oqenz. Directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu. Until Oct. 20 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. Soulpepper.ca or 416-866-8666. The static sound of a stereo antenna searching for radio waves in the air, breaking out into clear notes and then…