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13 December 2018

Susanna Fournier’s Empire, Part I: The Philosopher’s Wife

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The Philosopher’s Wife, the first part of Paradigm Productions’ epic Empire Trilogy, has a “soft” opening scene in its current staging at the AKI Studio Theatre. Playwright Susanna Fournier introduces …

13 December 2018

Every Brilliant Thing at Canadian Stage

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This can be a difficult time of year for people. The pressures of holiday shopping, the long days without much sunlight, work and family obligations, all conspire to ratchet up …

11 December 2018

Slava’s Snowshow Blows into the Bluma

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The return of Slava’s Snow Show to Toronto, staged at the Bluma Appel Theatre, is a resounding success. The show is everything it promises to be – truly a night …

09 December 2018

Coal Mine’s Improvised Holiday Wonder Pageant

By // Theatre (Toronto)

The opening night of Coal Mine Theatre’s improv holiday show, The Wonder Pageant, was a hit, a WONDER-ful success. All performers demonstrated comedic accomplishment, unlike your author, and were fully …

05 December 2018

Gord Rand in Human Cargo’s The Runner

By // Theatre (Toronto)

From the shadows at the back of the theatre, a haggard looking man appears. He’s running, breathing hard, and as he approaches us, we see his eyes are wide with …

30 November 2018

Featured Event: Shakespeare-in-Hospitals Homecoming Gala

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Over the last three months, Spur-of-the-Moment Shakespeare Collective’s ensemble…

26 November 2018

Crow’s Studio: What I Call Her

By // Theatre (Toronto)

What I Call Her is a new play written by Ellie Moon and performed in partnership with Crow’s Theatre. Opening night was a great success, filled with the thrill and …

26 November 2018

Crows Mainspace: Middletown

By // Theatre (Toronto)

This Crow’s remount of the 2017 Shaw production of Will Eno’s Middletown, is the story of a generic town, equidistant from its neighbouring towns, with a stable population, elevation, not too …

24 November 2018

Julie ‘Niuboi’ Ferguson in Scorch at TPM

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Scorch, Stacey Gregg’s award-winning play about one teen’s struggle with gender identity and the legal system, is ‘based on a true story’. Beneath that lifeless description Scorch’s real power is …

22 November 2018

Hamlet(s) ‘must not unwatch’d go’

By // Theatre (Toronto)

With a stellar, impassioned cast, Hamlet(s) should not be missed. Only playing until Nov 24th…

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 …

15 November 2018

Martha Rose Productions presents Between the Sheets

By // Theatre (Toronto)

I am an elementary school teacher. I have participated in hundreds of parent-teacher interviews, but I’ve never had an experience like the one portrayed in Jordi Mand’s Between the Sheets! …

15 November 2018

Bobby Del Rio’s Power Struggle

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Writer/director Bobby Del Rio’s ambitious attempt to take on the ever-relevant themes of rape and trauma is an admirable undertaking with an uneven execution. Del Rio points out in the …

10 November 2018

Circa’s HUMANS

By // Theatre (Toronto)

Australian touring company Circa has graced Toronto’s stage again, and we loved it. Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz’s newest creation, HUMANS, gives everyone a little of what they want. There were …

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