DEAR EVAN HANSEN
April 2014

DEAR EVAN HANSEN

  What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive, wrote Scottish novelist Walter Scott. In Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin…

NEW MAGIC VALLEY FUN TOWN
April 2014

NEW MAGIC VALLEY FUN TOWN

The filter that playwriting national asset Daniel MacIvor uses to explain the world around him is forever unique if not downright peculiar. Aside from his…

OSLO
April 2014

OSLO

Peace. Nations want it but few can maintain it. Conflict. No one wants it but everyone gets stuck with it on one political level or…

THE FATHER
April 2014

THE FATHER

The thing about paternal figures is that they’re rarely on the same page as the rest of us. Needs and priorities are frustratingly just never…

MULES
April 2014

MULES

Truth be told, it wasn’t until the 5th time that TorontoStage.com writing staff passed through customs and were flagged for full body cavity searches that…

THE TASHME PROJECT
April 2014

THE TASHME PROJECT

The purpose of any project is to achieve a specific outcome determined in a meticulous planning stage. If the objective of CrossCurrents’s verbatim theatre creation…

HOOK UP
April 2014

HOOK UP

Some say that mistakes are the only thing that any of us can truly call our own. And when we take possession, we do so…

ROSE: A NEW MUSICAL
April 2014

ROSE: A NEW MUSICAL

You have to give it up for theatre’s movers and shakers at Soulpepper. When they strive to create ‘Family Festival’ fairing to entertain the masses…

THE VIRGIN TRIAL
April 2014

THE VIRGIN TRIAL

Some works of art cry out for large canvases. Though it is sparing in its use of scenery or anything approaching spectacle, Kate Hennig’s The…

KIVIUQ RETURNS
April 2014

KIVIUQ RETURNS

No need for any of the rough stuff in the Tarragon Theatre presentation of Kiviuq Returns where Unuit culture has come ashore with remarkable song,…

PLAYWRIGHTS OF DISTINCTION – SUSANNA FOURNIER
April 2014

PLAYWRIGHTS OF DISTINCTION – SUSANNA FOURNIER

History buffs, theatre enthusiasts, and self-diagnosed Netflix junkies descend upon Aki Studio Theatre on Dundas Street East December 4 – 16, 2018 for a live…

DIVIDING LINES
April 2014

DIVIDING LINES

Death is a bit of a tricky subject matter for theatremakers when the vast majority of entertainment loyalists prefer a compelling drama, a rib-tickling comedy…

WE KEEP COMING BACK
April 2014

WE KEEP COMING BACK

Attention Theatre Nation: Everything that can be done on the city stage has not yet been exhausted. Case in point: We Keep Coming Back. While…

ESCAPED ALONE
April 2014

ESCAPED ALONE

No matter what angle you choose to look at it, some things are forever English. Tea and crumpets, Buckingham Palace, tennis, and a pints of…

THEORY
April 2014

THEORY

Most ideas work far better in theory than they ever do in practice but don’t tell that to playwright Norman Yeung. Not for the tolerantly…

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