HEADLINE: ANTONI CIMOLINO AND CO. SALUTE COLM FEORE

The Stratford Festival will honour the extraordinary career of one of Canada’s greatest actors, Colm Feore. His tremendous contributions to the Festival and to the…

HEADLINE: SHAW FESTIVAL GROUNDED IN MANDATE FOR JACKIE MAXWELL’S FINAL SEASON

Artistic Director Jackie Maxwell and the Shaw Festival are all smiles in announcing its 2016 playbill. Marking the Festival’s 55th season and the end of…

TOP GIRLS

TOP GIRLS

Stop me if you hear this one before: A Victorian traveler (Catherine McGregor), a female Pope (Laurie Paton), an Asian concubine (Julia Course), and the…

PATRICK MCMANUS’ MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

PATRICK MCMANUS’ MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

There’s nothing like coming back to something you truly love.  Few actors know this better than Shaw Festival’s Patrick McManus. It’s been a few years…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…JENNIFER DZIALOSZYNSKI

20 QUESTIONS WITH…JENNIFER DZIALOSZYNSKI

If there’s one actor having a disproportionate amount of fun more than her peers at the Shaw Festival this summer it may be the forever…

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

George Bernard Shaw’s You Never Can Tell is an old British comedy full of British people doing British things: agitating one another, denying their true…

SWEET CHARITY

SWEET CHARITY

  Some girls have all the luck in the world.  Not so for Charity Valentine (Julie Martell) in Neil Simon’s celebrated adaptation of a woman…

PYGMALION

PYGMALION

Witnessing the stubbornly loving interplay between Patrick McManus as Henry Higgins and Harveen Sandhu as Eliza Doolittle makes one’s heart blissful that classic theatre has…

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

‘When I was a boy, I wished I could fly,’ confesses Charlie Gallant as Boy in an early scene of Peter and the Starcatcher.  It…

Patrick Galligan’s Medium Close-Up

Patrick Galligan’s Medium Close-Up

When an actor makes a theatre company his home for 12 years, chances are he has a strong sense of what it takes to make…

HEADLINE:  LIGHT UP THE SKY CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF 1940s BROADWAY

The countdown is on for the highly anticipated opening of playwright Moss Hart’s riotous backstage comedy at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre. Directed by Blair Williams,…

HEADLINE: WHAT COMES AROUND GOES AROUND WITH THE RETURN OF GREAT WORKS ON BATHURST STREET

Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino has invited five outstanding directors and champions of Canadian theatre to engage Toronto audiences with new, bold interpretations of…

CAROUSEL

CAROUSEL

Alexis Gordon’s Julie (left) can’t help but be swept away by the inescapable masculinity of Jonathan Winsby’s Billy (right) in the Stratford Festival presentation of…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…JULIE MARTELL

20 QUESTIONS WITH…JULIE MARTELL

How is it that a musical based on Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria, a beautiful and heartbreaking film about a prostitute who scrapes her way through…

HEADLINE: THE LAST WIFE ASKS IF CHANGE IS POSSIBLE

The Last Wife, a startlingly contemporary play about Katherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII, will is now being viewed at Stratford Festival’s Studio…

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