JULIE
April 2014

JULIE

It takes outside-the-box thinking to reach the conclusion that August Strindberg’s 19th century drama Miss Julie was worthy of an artistic reshaping. But thanks to…

TRICKS
April 2014

TRICKS

As a youngster, I remember my father once cautioning me to watch out for people who ask you to share a secret, used car salesmen…

CINDERELLA
April 2014

CINDERELLA

  When you’re all Panned out from Peter and Ozed out from Wizards, it only makes sense to come home for the holidays with a…

NIRBHAYA
April 2014

NIRBHAYA

It’s been said that there are no bad people but rather people who do bad things. Try as you may to have faith in mankind…

WORMWOOD
April 2014

WORMWOOD

If it’s true that everything counts in large amounts there can be no misunderstanding that Wormwood, the latest creation from esteemed playwright Andrew Kushnir, underscores…

TRACES
April 2014

TRACES

It’s was unlikely that a show debuting in 2006 with a stopover in Toronto the very next year was ever likely to revisit us in…

PARFUMERIE
April 2014

PARFUMERIE

Expect the unexpected in Parfumerie where mistaken suspicion and twist of fate deliver a festive heart warmer topping everyone’s holiday wish list. And if that’s…

KYLE BLAIR’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP
April 2014

KYLE BLAIR’S MEDIUM CLOSE-UP

It’s hard to say what the common denominator is that motivates an actor to rise out of bed each morning with the primary objective of…

THE PLAY’S THE THING
April 2014

THE PLAY’S THE THING

After a long summer break, theatre is back with a giggly vengeance in the Distillery where director  László Marton relies on the not-so-usual performance suspects…

20 Questions With…Billy Lake
April 2014

20 Questions With…Billy Lake

Getting back to the basics of what it means to be an actor is a prospect that many performers simply cannot resist.  Shaw Festival’s Billy…

SPOON RIVER
April 2014

SPOON RIVER

What would the dead say about their lives if they had a chance to tell you? The Soulpepper Theatre Company staging of ‘Spoon River’ gives…

TOP GIRLS
April 2014

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…

YOU NEVER CAN TELL
April 2014

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
April 2014

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…

20 QUESTIONS WITH…CHARLIE GALLANT
April 2014

20 QUESTIONS WITH…CHARLIE GALLANT

It goes without saying that we’ve all lived colourful lives, some far more vibrant than others.  When it comes to Charlie Gallant it’s been a…

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