A Soldier’s Tale

A Soldier’s Tale

Military leaders have learned the hard way that you can’t send troops to the front lines without inheriting psychologically damaged goods along the road to…

Lungs

Lungs

It’s a known fact that the English like to make bets. And when Duncan MacMillan unveiled Lungs to North American audiences in 2011, a show…

Marry Me A Little

Marry Me A Little

Tis’ the season of the 75-minute two handers across the city. And whether by intentional design or pure coincidence, it’s a welcomed pace changer that…

The Carousel

The Carousel

Sequels. They can suck like there’s no tomorrow. Why do storytellers even bother when trigger tales are routinely watered down versions of the original and…

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth

Fact: Statistics show that 50% of the population feels there’s too much damn talking in this world. The other 50% would easily agree if they’d…

The Ravine

The Ravine

Everyone wants something from Oscar Wallace (Bruce Gooch). His ex-wife (Karen Wood) wants revenge. A skip tracer (Wes Berger wants his money, a speech writer…

A Beautiful View

A Beautiful View

Something has to be said about the durability of friendship. Squeeze it, stretch it, yank it and it almost always returns to its original form….

HEADLINE: UBU MAYOR IS A HARMFUL BIT OF FUN

Just in time for Toronto’s highly anticipated municipal election, Toronto’s always impressive One Little Goat Theatre Company” presents the world premiere of Ubu Mayor: A…

HEADLINE: WHAT A ‘DREAM’ COME TRUE FOR DIRECTOR CHRIS ABRAHAM

Last season, Chris Abraham’s production of Othello held audiences spellbound at the Avon Theatre; this year, A Midsummer Night’s Dream marks his first time directing…

HEADLINE: TIM CARROLL’S CANDLIT PRODUCTION OF ‘KING JOHN’ IS GLOWING

Tony-nominated director Tim Carroll has returned for his third Stratford Festival season with a candlelit production of King John, Shakespeare’s rarely performed history play. The…

The Sacrifice Zone

The Sacrifice Zone

If you see a title like The Sacrifice Zone and think ‘self righteous characters giving of themselves to help others’ you’re dead wrong.  Here’s why: …

Farther West

Farther West

When an au naturel Tara Nicodemo as May Buchanen sits quietly beside her client in the opening scene of Father West, playgoers get the impression…

Best

Best

Season openers are a lot like family reunions when you stop and think about it.  It can be a highly anticipated event but you never…

Heaven Above Heaven Below

Heaven Above Heaven Below

To suggest that relationships are a complex entity would be a gross understatement.  They’re often powered by competing motivational factors, they’re rarely predictable and—just like…

Free Outgoing

Free Outgoing

‘You don’t know your child that well, do you?’  It’s an accusation / query hybrid that is perhaps the most painful comment that can be…

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