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American playwright Will Eno gets another Toronto staging, and director Stewart Arnott and actor Christopher Stanton make it a successful if bleak one.
Theatrical piece inspired by Mennonite roots and month-long trek takes up residents this weekend in St. Matthew’s United Church.
The performers’ skills are as dazzling as ever, but women are mostly just for decoration in Volta.
In their 80-seat Danforth Ave. space, Ted Dykstra and Diana Bentley aim to bring Toronto audiences 'great storytelling'.
Soulpepper on 42nd Street drew critics’ praise and an audience, leaving artistic director Albert Schultz pondering another trip south.
But Second City finds its sweet spot with observational comedy about relationships in Party Today (Panic Tomorrow).
The Rocky Horror Show also on festival's 2018 bill, with Donna Feore directing that and The Music Man.
Polar bear is the tragic hero of Colleen Murphy’s ambitious, moving play looking at history and future of Arctic through Indigenous eyes.
The Madwoman of Chaillot was written during the last years of the Second World War by the Frenchman Jean Giraudoux and presented here in a new translation by David Edney.
Molière classic makes all the sense in the world in 2017, thanks to tweaks, sure-handed director and a stacked cast.
“As a kid growing up, you heard it everywhere,” one theatregoer says about the music of Carole King.
His plays are frequently produced, except in Toronto, but now he has a festival in his name in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Productions driven by women among the more thought-provoking works at festival running along the Queen Street West corridor.
How is this erratic, wet summer affecting Toronto theatre companies' outdoor productions?
Everything feels spontaneous, lived, felt, and everyone gets a little moment to shine in Shaw Festival production.
The production throws Shaw and its audience into the deep end of debates around representation, appropriation and privilege.
There are potentially interesting but not groundbreaking themes in Canadian premiere of British Fringe hit.
Characters’ sense of crisis and despair, as evoked by Andrew Garfield and others, carries us past any concerns about current relevance of the play, being performed at London’s National T…
Canadian Stage production is a bit too high-concept and fuzzy in places.
Johnny Issaluk, Ujarneq Fleischer and Lisa Cromarty co-star in The Breathing Hole, which draws on Inuit knowledge.
A woman playing King Lear should not be an oddity, says Diane D'Aquila, who's doing so for Shakespeare in High Park.
Beloved play's capacity for critical comment has drained away and what’s left is self-regarding sentimentality.
At the theatre with . . . Joan Jamieson and Shelley M. Hobbs, who say they love the festival's sense of 'discovery'.
Factory's 2017-18 season includes world premieres of Kat Sandler’s BANG BANG, Jeff Ho’s trace and After Wrestling.
VideoCabaret's show tackles the Confederation period, from 1861 to the execution of Louis Riel in 1885.
This complex whodunit, second in Kate Hennig’s Tudor queens trilogy, a taut, twisty story of power, loyalty and betrayal.
Artistic director's production of Androcles and the Lion pushes actors, audiences out of their comfort zones.
The Shaw Festival's show has room to grow, but gives five female actors strong opportunities to shine.
Play with music springs from the imagination of Niall McNeil, an actor with Down syndrome.
Broadway pundits and insiders agree it's between Come From Away and Dear Evan Hansen for the Best Musical Tony June 11.
The lavish play connects the classic story from the 18th century to our contemporary era with a stinging commentary on the damaging effects of a culture of superficiality and fake news.