COME WHAT MAYHEM!

Let’s face it, 2016 has not been a very funny year with continued talk of a wall being built along the Mexican border, delivery of…

SWEENEY TODD
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SWEENEY TODD

Perhaps Stephen Sondhiem suffered from the February blahs having not seen the sun for weeks on end when he and Hugh Wheeler got together and…

HEADLINE: WILDE WITTICISMS ABOUND IN EDA HOLMES’S SMART STAGING

Oscar Wilde’s stylish comedy that exposes the cynicism and hypocrisy that underlies high “society”, is creating more than just a few giggles at the Festival Theatre….

HEADLINE:  TICKETS FOR THE ILLUSIONISTS MOVING FASTER THAN THE EYE CAN SEE

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, anticipation is building for the hottest holiday…

ENGAGED
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ENGAGED

It was Ben Franklin who once wrote ‘…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’ The U.S. founding father…

THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD

Time to confess. Regardless of your belief system, you’ve had some mighty big questions about the conceptual basis of creation and beyond. So much that…

UNCLE VANYA
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UNCLE VANYA

Annie Baker’s new version of Uncle Vanya has a sound and emotion that feels like it’s a new work. Much of this can be credited…

MATILDA: THE MUSICAL
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MATILDA: THE MUSICAL

If you’re scratching your head wondering what is it about this musical that’s caused a box office stamped both in London and New York City,…

A CHORUS LINE
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A CHORUS LINE

To the naysayers who scoff at A Chorus Line criticizing it as a schlocky, kitschy, disposable and outdated entertainment vehicle from the classic Broadway days…

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
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A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER

It’s clever, it’s imaginative, it’s more fun that what should be permitted by law. The 2014 Tony Award winner is perhaps the best musical comedy…

ALICE IN WONDERLAND
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Truth be told, the last time an inviting rabbit attempted to lure TorontoStage.com staff down a hole, there was a wee bit too much Schnapps…

MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION
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MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION

The take away from Mrs. Warren’s Profession is simple: In a world of stark moral hypocrisy and ethical ambiguity, don’t believe everything you hear especially…

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

If you’re uneasy about the idea of transforming cinema excellence to the stage, you are by no means alone. However, one has to be optimistic…

RIVERDANCE – THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR
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RIVERDANCE – THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR

Riverdance 20 Years, the Irish step dancing dynasty that’s swept away millions of theatergoers since making its debut in the mid 1990s, hasn’t lost a…

THE SUMMONED
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THE SUMMONED

There’s no doubt about it, attending the reading of a will can cause a few jitters. That’s because the amount of love and gratitude someone…

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