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…

PICTURE THIS
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PICTURE THIS

Season openers are undoubtedly a nailbiting event for theatre producers. It’s all about living up to marketing hype and setting expectations as to what will…

VOLTA
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VOLTA

Torontonians always seem to demand something different on the entertainment circuit. Cirque du Soleil’s new offering, Volta, meets all expectations and more right up until…

WAITING FOR GODOT
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WAITING FOR GODOT

Long before a 90s TV show called Seinfeld came along to celebrate a ‘show about nothing’, Samuel Beckett was far ahead of storytelling curve with…

NORTH BY NORTHWEST
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NORTH BY NORTHWEST

North by Northwest is one of the most iconic of Alfred Hitchcock’s films. In some ways the 1959 comedy thriller prefigures James Bond, with its…

DRACULA
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DRACULA

It’s ponderous to think if Bram Stoker ever suspected his 1897 gothic horror novel would go on to inspire a sub-genre a century less than…

AN OCTOROON
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AN OCTOROON

Whether it’s bigotry, violence, racial profiling, or a reasonable facsimile, the issues never seem to change when you’re African American. The story of a proud…

BAKKHAI
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BAKKHAI

With ideas of balance and doubles combined with gritty immediacy, you have to love playwright Anne Carson’s new version of Bakkhai being given an alluring…

Sex T-Rex, Martin Dockery & SaMel Tanz Announced for 2018 Next Stage Festival

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns in January 2018 with a lineup of ten companies showcasing a cross-section of exciting indie performance community. With many…

HEADLINE: THERE’S NO COVER TO BLOW IN TARRAGON THEATRE’S SEASON OPENER    

Rebecca Northan is up to her old tricks on Bridgman Avenue once again after her international hit, Blind Date, closed the 2016/17 season with a…

MIDDLETOWN
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MIDDLETOWN

There’s nothing like the arena sculpted setting of the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre to share an intimate mediation on facets of existence. In Middletown, an…

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