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Kim Coates, the Saskatoon-born actor, takes on the challenging lead role after a 25-year absence from the stage – and quickly shows he hasn’t lost his live-performing chops.
Board of directors votes to keep base grant of theatre company currently being sued by four past employees alleging sexual harassment
Season of 17 shows includes a number of projects on which the director has personally played matchmaker
The Canadian Stage production in Toronto is as exciting and unsettling as the original in New York, which won a Tony Award for best play.
The production has grossed more than US$60-million on Broadway to date – and has been turning a profit since it earned back its original US$12-million investment in October
Toronto theatre company immediately placed under ‘concerned status’ after civil lawsuits against its former artistic director were filed
At first everything seems a new discovery – and then even joys become repetitive, and then maybe a new joy is there to be found in repetition, like the chorus of a song.
The production at Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto is a miniature masterpiece – and absolutely prescient about how the past would be ever-present in the future.
It’s environmental agit-prop, for sure: The flora and fauna are the good guys; Kinder Morgan and the RCMP are the bad guys. It implores the audience to “fight” in its penultimate line.
Globe and Mail hears more complaints about the theatre company’s workplace culture after lawsuits filed against former artistic director
Letter to Soulpepper’s board of directors, signed by 281 people, urges acknowledgment of ‘harm these women, and others, have suffered’
Soulpepper board’s executive committee also said in a statement that it would cancel the production of Amadeus while 30 artists signed their names acknowledging an unhealthy workplace cult…
Earlier Thursday, actors Ted Dykstra, Stuart Hughes, Michelle Monteith and Rick Roberts resigned in support of four women who made allegations against Schultz
Plaintiffs describe years of harassment and assault while working for Soulpepper's co-founder Albert Schultz, who has been described as a 'serial sexual predator' in separate …
Touching, challenging and hilarious, here are the top 10 productions of the year – plus honours for the finest performance
As politics and news continue to stir the conversation around inequality, Toronto's female-fronted Nightwood Theatre has been burning brighter than ever. But for a 38-year-old company u…
You can’t quite tell where Heisenberg is going to go from scene to scene – and that’s part of the play’s appeal
On the whole it does not work as well as a fairy tale for a panto – not offering enough opportunities for group dance numbers and having too set a structure
Keeping Hadestown away from Broadway, producers believe, maintains a level of anonymity beneficial to the production
The Old Trout Puppet Workshop adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem goes from exaggerated whimsy to galumphing tragedy.
Siminovitch Prize winner breaks new ground as a specialist in collaborations
New stage adaptation of the work, previously mounted by Peter Brook to immense success in the 1980s, is fuelled by a $375,000 grant and will feature a cast from the South Asian diaspora
In recent weeks, Marton, an iconic figure in Hungary’s theatre world, has been publicly accused of sexual harassment by ten women who worked with him
Theatre festival cancelled its 2017 edition and planned to declare bankruptcy, but a group of artists and administrators have saved it from shutting down permanently
Rather than focus on conflict, the show featuring a Northern and Southern artist opts for reconciliation
Ten playwrights of different backgrounds and languages come together to produce a play about Gabriel Dumont that pleases, puzzles and provokes through wildly shifting forms
Stratford Festival says putting significant number of female actors in traditionally male role part of initiative to diversify casting approach
After nine years, he will program a final season before departing from his position in June of 2018
Elliott discusses team-ups with Simon Stephens, remounting Angels in America on Broadway and her new company
Anita Majumbar’s Fish Eyes Trilogy fails to recapture its original magic at first but manages a strong finish, while Lukumi features a typically excellent d’bi.young anitafrika performan…
Theatre companies both large and small took advantage of the spotlight and rare extra resources to bring Canadian works to the biggest performing-arts marketplaces in the world