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14 November 2019

Almighty Voice and His Wife at Soulpepper

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Daniel David Moses’ Almighty Voice and His Wife provides a contemporary retelling of the events leading to Cree Warrior Almighty Voice’s untimely death, and his ill fated love affair with …

03 October 2019

Soulpepper’s Streetcar and the Art of Good HR

By // Theatre (Toronto)

There are a few key ways to judge a new artistic director taking over an established company. Some people who aren’t technically wrong but are awfully cynical might look to …

19 September 2019

Soulpepper’s Seductive Betrayal

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The 1978 play Betrayal comes alive through Soulpepper’s production. The cast and crew are immaculate, and the set is designed in an incredibly effective way. Time slides through the cracks …

01 September 2019

Soulpepper’s Summer, 2019

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Soulpepper’s summer season consisted mainly of two small-cast one-acts (plus music director Mike Ross’ “Steinbeck Through Song” concert which was, as usual, sublime): Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, an American …

03 July 2019

The Deaf Culture Centre’s Black Drum

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I spent an amazingly mind-bending and eye-opening evening at the performance of The Black Drum at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Performed by the Deaf Culture Centre with …

30 May 2019

Soulpepper’s August: Osage County

By // Theatre (Toronto)

It can take a good family to show you what a bad one truly looks like. The team at Soulpepper brings tremendous verve to Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County, doing …

23 May 2019

Soulpepper’s Brothers Size

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Theatre fans and writers long for a world where celebrities dropping into a local show doesn’t raise an eyebrow. The Brothers Size drew the attention of a wider audience thanks …

13 April 2019

Why Did He Come to Copenhagen?

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play turned BBC film, directed here at Soulpepper by Katrina Darychuk, tackles world-historical events – the development and use of the atomic bomb, the Holocaust, and …

08 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Sabryn Rock

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. Sabryn Rock is one of the most consistent and versatile performers …

01 April 2019

Nominee Interview Series: Lovell Adams-Gray

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. Last spring, Soulpepper had one of their greatest repertory seasons of …

10 March 2019

Pinter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Soulpeppers

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Awkward silences are your fault. They’re their fault too. A group – or an entire pair – with expired imaginations aching to pretend to be someones with something to say. …

24 January 2019

On Stage in TO: New & Notable

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Every season there are a few shows that diligent theatre-goers know not to miss. They come in various forms- remounts of proven hits, highly anticipated new works, sometimes a rarely …

29 October 2018

Soulpepper’s Royale

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The audience is silent and still. A dim light contours a man in boxing gloves and shorts, his slightly bent head and shoulders gleaming with sweat. There is a ripple …

04 September 2018

Soulpepper’s Summer 2018

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Bed & Breakfast This delightful play from Mark Crawford and the production directed by Ann-Marie Kerr currently playing at Soulpepper is wonderful for a ton of different reasons. Firstly, it’s …

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