PLAYWRIGHTS OF DISTINCTION – SUSANNA FOURNIER

History buffs, theatre enthusiasts, and self-diagnosed Netflix junkies descend upon Aki Studio Theatre on Dundas Street East December 4 – 16, 2018 for a live…

DIVIDING LINES

DIVIDING LINES

Death is a bit of a tricky subject matter for theatremakers when the vast majority of entertainment loyalists prefer a compelling drama, a rib-tickling comedy…

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Noah Weisberg, the fine young actor playing Willy Wonka in the musical version of  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has a tough gig. He has…

AIN’T TOO PROUD

AIN’T TOO PROUD

Musical making phenom Des MacAnuff knows better than anyone if it’s not broke don’t fix it. Which is why Ain’t Too Proud follows the same…

WE KEEP COMING BACK

WE KEEP COMING BACK

Attention Theatre Nation: Everything that can be done on the city stage has not yet been exhausted. Case in point: We Keep Coming Back. While…

ESCAPED ALONE

ESCAPED ALONE

No matter what angle you choose to look at it, some things are forever English. Tea and crumpets, Buckingham Palace, tennis, and a pints of…

SHE THE PEOPLE

SHE THE PEOPLE

When it was reported that Second City would be running a Mainstage Revue in competition to its already playing Mainstage Revue, we were absolutely convinced…

THEORY

THEORY

Most ideas work far better in theory than they ever do in practice but don’t tell that to playwright Norman Yeung. Not for the tolerantly…

THE MESSAGE

It’s no secret that actor R.H. Thomson has contributed equally to theatre what his central character Marshall McLuhan had done for media studies. You’re left…