20 Qs With…Phil Rickaby

20 Qs With…Phil Rickaby

Breathe and listen. That’s the golden rule Phil Rickaby lives by in his approach to creating memorable art. And if you’ve ever witnessed the Toronto…

HEADLINE:  ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT

HEADLINE: ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT

Is it a director that makes a story great or is it a great story that makes a director? While the jury remains out on…

Dead Metaphor

Dead Metaphor

Is there anything worse than an anxiety infused job interview? Not only does a person need to be crystal clear about their long term objectives…

Arms and The Man

Arms and The Man

When you dwell upon the infinite wisdom that drives the George Bernard Shaw playwrighting legacy, it’s hard to believe that the ultra-clever Irish socialist would…

20 Qs With…Ron Pederson

20 Qs With…Ron Pederson

What is it about a soothing romantic comedy that seems to serve as the perfect offering during the dog days of summer? Add in some…

The Road to Mecca

The Road to Mecca

‘What if I have come to the end?’ asks an uncertain Helen half way through the play. It’s a critical question that must be answered…

Bingo!

Bingo!

The best thing about Daniel MacIvor’s latest offering is that you don’t have to be an 80s child to enjoy what every generation is drawn…

The Last Confession

The Last Confession

You don’t have to be religious to know how cathartic an act of confession can be. Not only does a humble admission of error suppress…

A God in Need of Help

A God in Need of Help

The halo effect that Richard Rose has garnered over the years should come as no surprise to Toronto’s live performance nation. If, however, there are…

Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage

One might think that if a play starts off with a stripped down stage environment and a hanging skeleton, chances are the presentation is on…

Soliciting Temptation

Soliciting Temptation

It’s strange how a knock on a hotel room door can change everything you thought you knew about the world. Whether the person on the…

The Gigli Concert

The Gigli Concert

Need convincing that Soulpepper Theatre Company has an affinity for presenting the impossible? Look no further than The Gigli Concert as irrefutable proof. What appears…

Trudeau and the FLQ

Trudeau and the FLQ

When you’re a theatre maker that’s been around forever and a day, chances are you’ve mastered the art of synthesized storytelling. With Trudeau and the…

Beatrice and Virgil

Beatrice and Virgil

If it’s true that every writer has one great story in them, it remains to be seen if Yann Martel can ever out do his…

Arrabal

Arrabal

Toronto is renowned for a myriad of events but world premieres are indisputably our city’s golden achievement. And if a show wants to tease us…

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