THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY
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THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY

From a certain perspective, every performer who steps on a stage can be seen as an illusionist, someone who temporarily trades the actuality of “is’’…

THE LORAX
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THE LORAX

 The Lorax is the tale of an ambitious young man called the Once-ler (Simon Paisley Day) on a quest to make his fortune. In a desperate…

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Beyond some joshin’ and catchin’ up, the four good ol’ country and rock-and-roll legends who converge on a singular day in 1956 don’t have much…

BAT OUT OF HELL – THE MUSICAL
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BAT OUT OF HELL – THE MUSICAL

The imagery is Wagnerian apocalyptic: flame-throwing motorcycles, explosions, postmodern valkyries in tattered leather and squalling electric guitars. Steinman clearly does not believe in half-measures and…

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Walking into Hart House Theatre for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee strangely felt like being 10 years old again. Was it the composition…

THE GOAT (OR WHO IS SYLVIA?)
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THE GOAT (OR WHO IS SYLVIA?)

Posing the question— ‘what is acceptable in a 21st century relationship?’ The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? is a surreal allegory of a modern day…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Walking into Hart House Theatre for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee strangely felt like being 10 years old again.   Was it the composition…

REFLECTOR
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REFLECTOR

Does it come as anyone’s surprise that those boundary pushers at Theatre Gargantua are up to their old tricks yet again? And if a picture…

DAUGHTER
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DAUGHTER

Some of the best stories that can be shared are derived from personal experiences for an audience to identify with in the moment or to…

SALT-WATER MOON
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SALT-WATER MOON

It’s a given that a few unresolved issues will be tabled for discussion when two former lovers meet up in an unplanned event. Playwright David’s…

FLASHING LIGHTS
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FLASHING LIGHTS

When it comes to the debate over the influences of online communities bringing us closer together or pushing us further apart, you can’t deny we…

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

‘Do you know who killed Wellington?’ asks an increasingly impatient high school student performing investigative work to solve the case of his neighbour’s deceased K-9…

LELA & CO.
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LELA & CO.

Discord and Din Theatre issues a passport to the abomination of the past in the prodigal return of a 15-year old left to feel ‘ugly,…

UNDERCOVER
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UNDERCOVER

While it would be much easier to respond to scripted moments in our daily lives, one has to appreciate the fact that unwritten events—for better…

THE ALIENS
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THE ALIENS

Let the record show that Annie Baker’s tale of a trio of outsiders by no means relies on little green men exiting spaceships or a…

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