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18 May 2019

Beautiful Man at the Factory Theatre

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Initially staged at SummerWorks in 2015, Erin Shields’ Beautiful Man features Jennifer, Sophie, and Pam (Ashley Bottling, Mayko Nguyen, and Sophía Rodríguez), who perch on stools facing the audience. They …

05 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Janelle Hanna

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Theatre artist and educator Janelle Hanna is well known to Toronto …

18 March 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Jani Lauzon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2018 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Jani Lauzon has for more than three decades cultivated a career …

14 March 2019

On Stage in TO: Remounts

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two shows that had smaller stage runs when they first debuted are back in Toronto, with more room to breathe. At Factory Theatre, Bears is back, after a far too …

21 November 2018

Gods Like Us– A Much-Needed Perspective on WW1

By // Theatre (Toronto)

“Why should I fight the white man’s war, when men like you take everything away from me and my people?” This incredulous question strikes at the heart of Gods Like …

18 October 2018

Esie Mensah’s Shades

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Toronto-based choreographer and dancer Esie Mensah’s Shades premiered at the Factory Theatre with a short run, September 27 to 20, 2018. Shades is an exploration of the discrimination between lighter-skinned …

29 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Shruti Kothari

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Anusree Roy’s Little Pretty and the Exceptional was a part of …

04 March 2018

Nominee Interview Series: Anita Majumdar

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2017 MyEntWorld Critics’ Pick Awards, we’re proud to present our annual…

27 February 2018

On Stage in TO: Quality Catch-Up

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Toronto theatre is navigating tricky times by making great art this winter. It’s a boom of full-throttle theatre-making, reflected most acutely in midsized-to-large companies taking on the sort of challenging, …

20 October 2017

Off-Mirvish: Salt-Water Moon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Director Ravi Jain’s adaptation of Salt-Water Moon distills the classic Canadian play by David French to its essence: two lovers under a star-filled sky. The story centers on the return …

20 October 2017

Factory’s Fish Eyes Trilogy

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Anita Majumdar’s Fish Eyes Trilogy is an exercise in empathy, digging deep into the raw crevices of teenage desire for self-actualization. Playing at the Factory Theatre, the trilogy follows the …

20 April 2017

Anusree Roy’s Little Pretty and The Exceptional

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Anusree Roy’s new play Little Pretty and The Exceptional is currently premiering at the Factory Theatre. The play opens in the sari shop the family is about to launch. Yarrik Larivee’s set …

20 February 2017

On Stage in TO: Tough Stuff

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Blue Remembered Hills (Good Old Neon) This dark, unpleasant, uncompromisingly strange piece of physical theatre is born out of a British teleplay in which a group of children play and …

07 November 2016

Acquiesce by David Yee

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The beautiful geometric highrises are dark grey, crisp and askew, creating a darkly modern, if slightly nightmarish cityscape which the audience observes as we wait for Acquiesce to begin. Downstage …

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