21 March 2019

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Set in 1986 at an elite Ghanaian girls boarding school, Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play is steeped in Queen Bee pettiness and teenage politics. An …

03 February 2018

Nightwood & Sulong’s Calpurnia

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Calpurnia is a meta play written and directed by Audrey Dwyer, a black Torontonian woman, about Julie, an upper class black Torontonian woman who is writing an updated version of …

08 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Anna Chatterton

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Anna Chatterton is a different kind of triple threat: as a librettist, playwright, …

26 January 2017

Unholy: A Debate

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Nightwood Theatre’s Unholy stages a debate about whether you can be both religious and a feminist. Written by Diane Flacks and directed by Kelly Thornton, the production presents us with …

27 October 2016

A Feminist Double Bill: Quiver & Mouthpiece

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Nightwood Theatre defines itself as a feminist theatre company whose mandate includes providing an ‘essential home for the creation of extraordinary theatre by women.’ These two pieces, currently on stage …

15 March 2016

Common Boots & Nightwood’s Public Servant

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There are times when the montage elements of The Public Servant drag on too long and a few key character threads are dropped a little carelessly but the new collaborative …

25 January 2015

Medical Theatre: Nightwood & Tarragon

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Two major Toronto companies are telling cancer stories right now. Nightwood’s HER2 is an ensemble of women participating in a drug trial to treat a deadly form of breast cancer …

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