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If you didn’t enjoy the film adaptation, it’s likely because it sapped any hint of Tracy Letts’ humour. In the Soulpepper version, the laughs keep you chugging along and then the drama…
The first act of Bernard Shaw’s play bounces along with the charm of the cast, although the second act loses steam, writes Carly Maga.
The Shaw production of the Lerner and Loewe musical has an updated book but still relishes the Golden Age excess of the music and dancing, writes Carly Maga.
Joanne Sarazen’s play gets major points for imagination but loses the plot in its own make-believe world, writes Carly Maga.
The most compelling moments of The Bathtub Girls, now on at the Assembly Theatre, rely on movement instead of text to communicate a growing sense of dread, writes Carly Maga.
R&B singer is joined by star soprano Measha Brueggergosman in reimagined staging of Tony Kushner-Jeanine Tesori musical.
Dear Evan Hansen’s Robert Markus wins Best Performance in a Musical and Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story takes Best New Musical.
‘Can a desecrated site retain its sacredness?’ Jani Lauzon recounts her journey to the Mojave Desert to find out.
Boni reflects on 16 years spent building up local festivals, binding the Theatre Centre to its neighbourhood, and giving it a proper home.
Director Judith Thompson finds a few gems as she pulls together nine different stories of exceptionality but the production feels unwieldy.
Soulpepper Theatre’s stunning interpretation of the Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play should be seen, writes Carly Maga.
Stage adaptation of film, coming to Bluma Appel Theatre, will look for bhangra talent in Brampton.
Returning theatre event lowers risk and helps with resources for stage experiments.
The show, a sequel with all-new material to the original She The People, is billed as “a mimosa-and-madness-fueled foray” that “roasts the patriarchy.”
Linda Kash brings the famous sex authority to life, perhaps even beyond what the script offers.
More sympathetic characters and more abstract setting brings story into sharp focus for young audience.
Ma-Anne Dionisio tells Carly Maga it’s hard and emotionally draining to play someone like Diana Goodman in Next to Normal.
Greg Campbell’s celebration of homosexual cultural icons, music, sex and protest could benefit from highlighting darker realities, writes Carly Maga.
Performances dazzle in satire-rich play that takes on good vs. evil, on until May 12 at the Coal Mine Theatre.
The Toronto company known for The History of the Village of the Small Huts now has its own building in Toronto’s east end.
Former artistic director of Cahoots Theatre takes over from Andy McKim at 51-year-old theatre company.
Old Stock is meant to put a human face on the refugee experience.
New Crow’s Theatre season also includes Annie Baker’s The Flick, Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet, Groundling’s Julius Caesar, a reprise of Secret Life of a Mother and the second play in …
The 10th anniversary season will feature Annie Baker’s The Flick, set in a cinema, and the immersive production The Tape Escape in an old Queen Video storefront.
Drama about a complex sexual encounter is informative for those who can’t relate to the #MeToo movement, and empowering for those who do.
Soulpepper production is clearest when the script dives into personal territory, Carly Maga writes.
The language barrier proves no obstacle for show full of rude, fun energy.
Story built around Phil Spector’s gun is a complete misfire as script and direction leave actors mostly handcuffed.
Grimly potent details about Sarnia’s petrochemical industry brought to light in production whose ambitions sometimes outstrip its reach.
Noting Indigenous history and legacy now seems obligatory for public arts events, but no consensus has emerged about the right notes to strike, and Hayden King, for one, sees harm in how the…
Canadian Brock Hayhoe and his reality-TV star alter ego glad to be back for First Wives Fight Club on April 10.