20 Questions With…Alexandra Herzog
Interviews

20 Questions With…Alexandra Herzog

When a festival performer winds down the summer with one of the hottest musicals brimming with beautiful, moving song and dance numbers, it’s a welcoming…

MIDDLETOWN
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MIDDLETOWN

There’s nothing like the arena sculpted setting of the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre to share an intimate mediation on facets of existence. In Middletown, an…

1837:  THE FARMERS’ REVOLT
Play Review

1837:  THE FARMERS’ REVOLT

It’s not uncommon for a theatre company to have a show that doesn’t quite fit in with the rest of its season’s programming. 1837: The…

ANDROCLES AND THE LION 
April 2014

ANDROCLES AND THE LION 

Some say director Tim Caroll must have fallen down a staircase and suffered a nasty bump on the head for some of the experimental decisions…

DANCING AT LUGHNASA
April 2014

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

“In that memory, atmosphere is more real than incident and everything is simultaneously actual and illusory,” asserts a changed Michael. These words perfectly summarise the…

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
April 2014

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

  There has always seemed to be two kinds of music makers in our midst. The first hungers for the front & centre spotlight to…

TREASURE ISLAND
April 2014

TREASURE ISLAND

Growing up too quickly is a total drag! One day you’re getting scolded for not cleaning your bedroom, the next day you’re fending off bad…

THE CHANGELING
April 2014

THE CHANGELING

Truth be told, we’ve all been stumbled by the desire of…you know…not wanting someone around after the novelty has worn off.   There’s just no longer…

ROMEO AND JULIET
April 2014

ROMEO AND JULIET

What’s up with family always putting a damper on hot romance between two people?  It’s hard enough as it is to meet that special someone…

CONFEDERATION – PART I and II     
April 2014

CONFEDERATION – PART I and II     

Truth be told, there probably wouldn’t be a digital theatre magazine like Torontostage.com if it were not for theatre innovators such as VideoCabaret. They wanted…

GUYS AND DOLLS
April 2014

GUYS AND DOLLS

What is it that has historically defined a man?   An ability to manage one’s image with a flashy suit and money to burn or a…

HMS PINAFORE
April 2014

HMS PINAFORE

If every summer needs a flagship production that lets you leave your troubles of the day far behind HMS Pinafore achieves this in spades in…

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
April 2014

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

Playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan knew what could trigger laughter in the theatre right up there with the best of them from his era.  Enter a…

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III
April 2014

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

Let’s face it, getting old sucks big time. We’re not talking about the hey-you-kids-get-off-my-lawn kind of restlessness but rather the ensuing memory loss and sometimes…

SAINT JOAN
April 2014

SAINT JOAN

Some say centuries before the advent of radio, television and digital content that there was nothing to do in the 15th century except to hear…

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