PICTURE THIS

PICTURE THIS

Season openers are undoubtedly a nailbiting event for theatre producers. It’s all about living up to marketing hype and setting expectations as to what will…

VOLTA

VOLTA

Torontonians always seem to demand something different on the entertainment circuit. Cirque du Soleil’s new offering, Volta, meets all expectations and more right up until…

WAITING FOR GODOT

WAITING FOR GODOT

Long before a 90s TV show called Seinfeld came along to celebrate a ‘show about nothing’, Samuel Beckett was far ahead of storytelling curve with…

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

North by Northwest is one of the most iconic of Alfred Hitchcock’s films. In some ways the 1959 comedy thriller prefigures James Bond, with its…

DRACULA

DRACULA

It’s ponderous to think if Bram Stoker ever suspected his 1897 gothic horror novel would go on to inspire a sub-genre a century less than…

AN OCTOROON

AN OCTOROON

Whether it’s bigotry, violence, racial profiling, or a reasonable facsimile, the issues never seem to change when you’re African American. The story of a proud…

BAKKHAI

BAKKHAI

With ideas of balance and doubles combined with gritty immediacy, you have to love playwright Anne Carson’s new version of Bakkhai being given an alluring…