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Artistic director Dennis Garnhum of the London, Ont., theatre keeps going bigger and better. Up next: seats have been removed to recreate a racetrack for Chariots of Fire.
In a new Canadian production, the heartfelt musical brings Alison Bechdel’s memoir about growing up in a funeral home vividly to life, writes Carly Maga.
Jivesh Parasram’s Take d Milk, Nah? speaks to the divide between the mainstream and the marginalized in a bold way.
Director and actors dig into playwright Belinda Cornish’s creation, complete with its broad animal-experimentation metaphor.
New theatre festival takes on reproductive health, sexual harassment and assault, sexist and racist stereotypes and more April 11 to 22.
The script aims to address issues of mixed identities, but it moves too quickly and leaves the audience behind.
Adrienne Wong and Julie Tamiko Manning put their differing views of their mixed heritages into their play, opening April 3 in Toronto.
Overall, the production is missing the typical Theatre Smith-Gilmour wit and physical invention, writes Carly Maga.
Anthony MacMahon’s version of the middle-school staple, directed by Ravi Jain, turns George Orwell’s drama into a comedy. Despite some strong performances, the play veers into unwieldly …
Mejra’s decision to save Stetko’s life and make him her dependant reflects how Canada’s Indigenous people must continue to live with systems and people that hurt them.
Playwright Hannah Moscovitch finds herself increasingly drawn to authentic stories about female experience.
Filipino-Canadian director cast Black and Ojibwa actors in Theatre Passe Muraille production about an actor living with two farmers to research a play.
Short play about two women, a psychiatrist and her patient, bonding over their troubled pasts feels too contrived, writes Carly Maga.
With sustained critical praise and box office draws and the official seal of approval from our U.S. neighbours, the opening matinee audience cheered with unabashed pride, writes Carly Magda.
Some references in Jez Butterworth's play about the state of England didn't register, but its magical realism fits well on the otherworldly set created inside Toronto’s Streetcar Crowsnest.
The play, from director Falen Johnson, features many compelling elements and performances. But at 70 minutes, Ipperwash feels both too full and lacking in detail, Carly Maga writes.
2018 edition includes works by Yolanda Bonnell, Diana Lopez Soto, Lois Weaver, Chayla Hunter, Vivek Shraya and plenty more.
Unconventional structure and approach to funding paying off, writes Carly Maga.
Edward Albee classic A Delicate Balance a good fit for a theatre company still reeling from sexual harassment allegations against founder Albert Schultz.
Play delving into responses to school shooting could improve with stronger connections between the characters, writes Carly Maga.
Production’s use of rock music has its moments but it often swamps and flattens the characters, writes Carly Maga.
Variety of Fringe’s winter sibling yields a lot, from swords to sadness, to warm theatre lovers’ hearts.
Plot faithful enough to original Dr. Seuss book to keep it simple for kids but adds enough depth to get parents thinking.
Play at Toronto’s CAA Theatre about four musical legends is thin in story and character, even by the humble standards of jukebox musicals, writes Carly Maga.
Starring in The Story, playwright returns to Toronto to participate in theatre culture that's more tolerant of disabilities.
The show, produced by DopoLavoro Teatrale (DLT) in partnership with Istituto Italiano di Cultura, transforms a familiar story into a dreamlike experience of an Italian immigrant alone at Chr…
Triple-threat talent from cast is some of strongest we’ve seen, including Cyrus Lane, AJ Bridel, Eddie Glen and Dan Chameroy.
Part of Soulpepper's Family Festival, Bad Hats Theatre's gimmick-free Peter Pan asks audience to indulge their imaginations.
Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew and Ben Kowalewicz of Billy Talent show musical talents in Drew’s first play but structure is a sour note.
Male comedians including Colin Mochrie and Faisal Butt speak the sometimes intimate words of an unknown playwright.