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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.
This production makes a strong case for the continued relevance of this fascinatingly unstable play, Karen Fricker writes.
Vision of repression works in Stratford production, but does framing device?
Participants are between 17 and 29 or 56 and 73.
Festival is most ambitious yet with 160 shows.
The centre of the production is musical theatre star Brent Carver, playing Feste, the fool who serves both the households in the play.
At the theatre with Tom McKeon, whose experiences helped shape skeptical character Bob in the hit Broadway musical.
Elaborate production veils a sometimes-thin plot, with expert set design and a strong ensemble cast.
Production has potential to improve as actors find more nuance.
This is a theatre show in the guise of a music gig.
Hit musical takes most prizes along with Shaw Festival's Master Harold . . . and the Boys.
Actors do full justice to Veda Hille-Amiel Gladstone score but play ideas rather than creating relationships onstage.
Gender gets reconsidered in classic stories in a 2017 season with a focus on diversity: Wednesday Matinée.
Audience must piece together fragmented scenes to learn dark truth about a woman’s past.
Her husband Ian Brown's memoir about their severely disabled son spawned a play, now onstage in Toronto.
This is the most stripped-back production I’ve seen on a Soulpepper stage, but the result places full focus on the cast as they deliver Ntozake Shange’s words, writes Karen Fricker.
A look at how Graham Abbey of Stratford and Groundling fame ended up with Festival Players of Prince Edward County.
Show has some delightful singing, dancing and acting but loses a lot of the magic of Baz Luhrmann's 1992 film.
Mark St. Germain play imagines meeting between C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud, only weeks before latter’s death.