Keith Tomasek
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Keith Tomasek lectures at Western University Canada.

He spent three years lecturing at The American University of Sharjah, UAE.

He was Director of News Programming for CHUM's TV stations in Southwestern Ontario and Senior Interactive Media Developer with AOL Canada. He produced on a number of CBC TV and radio shows including Midday, On The Road Again and The Radio Show with Jack Farr.

A film he produced and wrote was short-listed for an Oscar nomination. He is a recipient of Canada’s National Screen Institute Drama Prize.

In the summer Tomasek publishes StratfordFestivalReviews.com.

His podcast on the Arts is The Inadequate Life, a podcast about the creative process and people whose lives depend upon it.

Entries by Keith Tomasek

A Play That Explores Life Before Birth Control

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 5:11 PM

Hannah Moscovitch is one of 4 playwrights shortlisted for the 2014 Siminovitch Prize. The $100,000 prize, to be awarded Monday night, is the largest theatre prize in Canada.

As well as working on a new play commissioned by the Stratford Festival, and Infinity a play about how time...

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Chris Abraham Wins the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 6:28 PM

The winner of this year's Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre is Chris Abraham, Artistic Director Crow's Theatre.

$25,000 of the $100,000 prize money goes toward a protégée chosen by the award winner. Abraham named Mitchell Cushman as the recipient of the protégé award. This year's Protégé...

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A Theatre Mom Changed My Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 3:44 PM

I've been interviewing stage performers, for my StratfordFestivalReviews.com website, about the creative process and people whose lives depend upon it.

A common point I hear from people who have attained success in the Arts is that they have a support network, which most often began with their parents.

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What Is Cana­dian Cui­sine?

(7) Comments | Posted February 14, 2013 | 5:06 PM

The mandate at the Stratford Chefs School is to "help people experience, enjoy and understand the gastronomy of our time, so that a distinctly Canadian cuisine may continue to develop."

When asked for specifics about Canadian cuisine, Eleanor Kane, co-founder of the school, reminds me that "If one examines...

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What Louis C.K. Can Teach You About Success

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 1:04 PM

Fans of Louis C.K. were revelling after Louis won Emmy awards for best comedy writing for Louie and for his special Louis C.K. Live at the Beacon Theatre. His special, which was available only online, was such a critical and commercial success, it established him as not only a...

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Theatre Reviews Need More Than a "Like"

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 1:18 PM

This summer hundreds of thousands of people will be attending shows at one of the many summer theatre festivals across the country. From Fringe Festivals to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, theatre has never been more accessible or affordable. But how does one decide what to see?...

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