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…

ALLIGATOR PIE
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ALLIGATOR PIE

It’s not until an ensembler starts singing an urban inspired ‘I’m Trickin’ half way through Alligator Pie do adults in attendance truly lament the horrific…

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

“Love, the only thing in the world more ridiculous than Christmas,” utters a snarky Ebenezer Scrooge (Joseph Ziegler) in the Soulpepper Theatre presentation of A…

THE LADY FROM THE SEA
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THE LADY FROM THE SEA

It’s long been said that the eyes are the window to a person’s soul. Look deep inside and you might just get lost in the…

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…

LIGHT UP THE SKY
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LIGHT UP THE SKY

Claire Jullien as Irene (centre) proves that gal can never get enough adoration in the Shaw Festival’s hilarious presentation of Light Up the Sky on…

BLIND DATE
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BLIND DATE

The problem with warming up to a total stranger for the sole purpose of relationship prospecting is that reasonable expectations are rarely met due to…

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…

PYGMALION
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PYGMALION

Witnessing the stubbornly loving interplay between Patrick McManus as Henry Higgins and Harveen Sandhu as Eliza Doolittle makes one’s heart blissful that classic theatre has…

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