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
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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
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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
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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…

THE PLAY THAT WENT WRONG
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THE PLAY THAT WENT WRONG

      THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG by Henry Lewis, Johnathan Sayer and Henry Shields ED MIRVISH THEATRE, 244 Victoria Street, Toronto DATES January…

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,…

1979
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1979

A political power play like no other in Canadian history, Christopher Hunt as Pierre Trudeau (left) lays it all on the table for a discouraged…

THE WONDER PAGEANT
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THE WONDER PAGEANT

What is the true meaning of the holidays anyway? A time to celebrate the birth of an infant who would only 33 years later be…

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…

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Noah Weisberg, the fine young actor playing Willy Wonka in the musical version of  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has a tough gig. He has…

AIN’T TOO PROUD
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AIN’T TOO PROUD

Musical making phenom Des MacAnuff knows better than anyone if it’s not broke don’t fix it. Which is why Ain’t Too Proud follows the same…

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…

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