The Ugly One
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The Ugly One

In a world of million dollar smiles, everyone tells you when you got what it takes but no one dares to breathe a word when…

Flesh And Other Fragments of Love
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Flesh And Other Fragments of Love

Why is it that some vacations go according to plan while others fall disappointingly short of expectations? While it’s almost a certainty that disfavourable odds…

The Valley
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The Valley

Season openers are a lot like family reunions when you stop and think about it. It can be a highly anticipated event but you never…

The Little Mermaid
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The Little Mermaid

With the calendar down to just one page, Ross Petty’s funtastical folly is back to spread its holiday warmth. Yet it only takes a few…

Once
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Once

In a disjointed landscape of broken dreams and mending hearts, how often is it that we feel like giving up on all that we do…

Major Barbara
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Major Barbara

Lets face it, fathers and daughters have always had problems seeing eye to eye. Whether it’s chromosomes or the generation gap to blame is debatable…

Tommy
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Tommy

Anyone who has ever argued that dated rock operas trying to demonstrate relevance on the contemporary stage is a complete waste of time can officially…

Great Expectations
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Great Expectations

Coming of age stories are a lot like Thanksgiving dinner—you may not particularly look forward to attending the event but when it’s all over you…

Our Betters
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Our Betters

Lush is back in grandiose style at the Royal George Theatre where Ken MacDonald’s clever set rains down with adamant purity. But is anyone really…

Entertaining Mr. Sloane
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Entertaining Mr. Sloane

There are people you want to keep close by your side throughout the good times and the bad. There are others you’d prefer not coming…

Lady Windermere’s Fan
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Lady Windermere’s Fan

Is there any feeling in the world greater than discovering that someone has had your back the entire time without ever letting on? Oscar Wilde’s…

Guys and Dolls
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Guys and Dolls

Given the high level of Yankee vacation traffic flowing into Niagara-on-the-Lake during the summer months, a smart theatre company has to toss our beloved neighbours…

Trifles
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Trifles

Lunchtime one-acts at the Shaw Festival can be best be separated into two courses—the easily digestible comedy and the somber heavy drama. While both genres…

Fiddler on the Roof
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Fiddler on the Roof

It’s hard to imagine a time in history when being Jewish was ever easy. As Tevye (Scott Wentworth) discovers at the turn of the 20th…

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead

It’s striking how Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a resume must-have for performance artists despite the story platform only appealing to a small scale…

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