SEQUENCE
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SEQUENCE

Luck. Can’t find it in our DNA or can we? And you can’t buy it in Aisle 37 beside the Rubbermaid storage containers at Walmart…

OF HUMAN BONDAGE
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OF HUMAN BONDAGE

One might think that if a play starts off with a stripped down stage environment and a hanging skeleton, chances are the presentation is on…

EMPIRE OF THE SON
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EMPIRE OF THE SON

Saying a final goodbye to a friend never comes without devastating sadness. Doing the same to a parent—even with advance warning—is still filled with deep…

HOCUS POCUS
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HOCUS POCUS

When someone insists they ‘love’ what they do for a living, there’s always that gleeful smile to support such a claim. Conjuror craftsman David Ben…

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Anticipation ran higher than a 25 foot snow bank when Canadian Stage Company climbed It’s A Wonderful Life in 2008.    One problem though, despite a…

THE DAMAGE DONE
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THE DAMAGE DONE

  One day soon we highly suspect George F. Walker is going to treat us all to an uplifting musical. You know the kind—no guns…

WHO KILLED SPALDING GRAY?
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WHO KILLED SPALDING GRAY?

Not everyone is compelled to bow down at Daniel McIvor’s playwrighting altar but those that do so willing are always in for a treat when…

TWIST YOUR DICKENS
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TWIST YOUR DICKENS

Let’s face it, Charles Dickens didn’t likely have a line-up of chicks knocking on his door in 1843 when A Christmas Carol was first published. …

CONTELLATIONS
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CONTELLATIONS

Think back to everything that’s played out in your life—negatively or positively—and entertain the idea of what things would be like if events played out…

CHASSE-GALERIE
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CHASSE-GALERIE

It’s safe to say Tyrone Savage is a wee bit tipsy on theatre.  Like the indie icon that he’s become, the actor/director brings a keen…

THE MAN IN BLACK
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THE MAN IN BLACK

    ‘Hello, I’m Johnny Cash,’ greets a mellifluous voiced Shawn Barker in stylish dark coloured attire.  How it is that four simple words can…

THE CIRCLE
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THE CIRCLE

The play is inspired by many of Brown’s real life experiences and brings audiences a multifaceted view of life; friendship, family, morality and the transition…

BREATHING CORPSES
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BREATHING CORPSES

If it’s true we start to die the moment we are born then it doesn’t make very much sense donning smiles galore in endless selfies…

ACQUIESCE
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ACQUIESCE

Poor Sin (David Yee). When it rains loss, it really pours. And while saying goodbye to a girlfriend can have the same psychological effect as…

CONCORD FLORAL
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CONCORD FLORAL

  Let it be said that teenagers are impulsively particular about space.  Give them an adult free perimetre allowing them to explore ideas and emotions…

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