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

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 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…

Sex T-Rex, Martin Dockery & SaMel Tanz Announced for 2018 Next Stage Festival

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns in January 2018 with a lineup of ten companies showcasing a cross-section of exciting indie performance community. With many…

HEADLNINE:   ANITA MAJUMDAR & BRIAN QUIRT BELIEVE ALL GOOD THINGS COME IN THREE

Factory is proud to launch their new season ‘Shaping Stories’ with the acclaimed Nightswimming production, THE FISH EYES TRILOGY, an audacious trio of one woman dance-plays…

HEADLINE: THERE’S NO COVER TO BLOW IN TARRAGON THEATRE’S SEASON OPENER    

Rebecca Northan is up to her old tricks on Bridgman Avenue once again after her international hit, Blind Date, closed the 2016/17 season with a…

20 Questions With…Alexandra Herzog

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

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…

PARTY TODAY, PANIC TOMORROW

PARTY TODAY, PANIC TOMORROW

With high water levels making Toronto feel a bit like Venice in recent months and the official countdown underway bringing an end to the dog…

1837:  THE FARMERS’ REVOLT

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…

HEADLINE:  ‘SHAPING STORIES’ AT FACTORY THEATRE  FEATURES DANCE AND CUTTING BLACK COMEDY

Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino is proud to announce the Factory 2017-2018 Season. The highly successful and critically acclaimed Naked Season of 2015-2016 challenged Canadian classics by…

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