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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Choose your musical: Stratford’s Little Shop of Horrors vs. Billy Elliot by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

What would you rather fight: societal norms or a man-eating Venus flytrap? See how the Stratford Festival’s two marquee musicals match up

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Actor Dan Chameroy tackles two roles at Stratford Festival by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Dan Chameroy, the Stratford Festival’s Dr. Frank-N-Furter from last year’s The Rocky Horror Show, returns as another screamingly funny eccentric in Little Shop of Horrors. But it’s his…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Three dancers take on one tragic heroine in the National Ballet of Canada’s Anna Karenina by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Sonia Rodriguez, Svetlana Lunkina and Heather Ogden all bring their own sensibilities to the title role in the John Neumeier ballet based on the Leo Tolstoy novel.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Brighton Beach Memoirs a likable but dated revival by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company’s production of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs is hardly unique in its artistic vision, but is certainly a strong remount of a classic.

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom full of sympathy for the diva by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Soulpepper Theatre, director Mumbi Tindeyebwa Otu and star Alana Bridgewater take some creative risks that pay off in production of August Wilson’s 1982 drama, which remains topical about …

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Canadian Caissie Levy is warming up to be Broadway’s Elsa in Frozen by Ryan Porter - Special To The Star

Hamiltonian says motherhood got her ready as previews begin soon for her role as the ice princess in Disney’s Broadway adaptation of the massive hit film.

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