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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