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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.
Production from 2015 season, onscreen at Cineplex theatres, for most part turns Shakespeare’s wordiness into a virtue.
Mark Crawford's first play for young audiences grew out of observations of kids who "weren't locked into" the gender binary.
At times effective, disturbing, and enlightening, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s latest theatre piece is an evening of performance poems, raps and mini-lectures.
Why Not Theatre has scrambled and reimagined Hamlet and the result challenges the audience’s expectations and breathes fresh life into the characters.
Torquil Campbell’s “True Crime,” an intense and artful one-man show, is playing at Streetcar Crowsnest until April 15.
There are two competing threads in Anusree Roy's play, one a family comedy, one about mental illness.
Being open to feedback and change is part of the theatremaker's signature style.
Celebrated Quebec auteur will stage Shakespeare’s Coriolanus in 2018.
Canadian Stage is presenting this well-travelled autobiographical show from Australia.
Actors stage a play within this play by Guillermo Calderon, but it’s not clear when we should believe and disbelieve.
Toronto police Inspector Chris Boddy — no theatre devotee — came away impressed by the realism of the harrowing play Butcher, now at the Panasonic.
A smart, complex psychological drama comes to the Tarragon Theatre.
Second City show doesn't ignore post-Trump world but also provides welcome distraction from it.
Nudity is featured in both Mrs. Henderson Presents and Sheets, in which nakedness is meant to seem normal.
The play takes a seemingly plain idea and both fulfils and defies expectations, leaving audience members with something to think about.
We get closer to Ian Lake's Macbeth, Krystin Pellerin's Lady Macbeth and other deeply felt acting on movie screen.
Strong overall acting, visionary direction and beautiful design combine in remount of 2015 co-production.
Playwright Erin Shields goes beyond the surface in The Millennial Malcontent, based on The Provoked Wife.
Circus acts, enhanced by video projections, can be thrilling but cast sometimes seem emotionally disconnected.
Why Not Theatre has Prince Hamlet with woman in title role and Canadian Stage has woman playing King Lear.
Vern Thiessen’s adaptation and Albert Schultz’s staging consistently forge a clear narrative path in this underappreciated coming-of-age classic.