DANCING AT LUGHNASA
April 2014

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

“In that memory, atmosphere is more real than incident and everything is simultaneously actual and illusory,” asserts a changed Michael. These words perfectly summarise the…

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
April 2014

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

  There has always seemed to be two kinds of music makers in our midst. The first hungers for the front & centre spotlight to…

TREASURE ISLAND
April 2014

TREASURE ISLAND

Growing up too quickly is a total drag! One day you’re getting scolded for not cleaning your bedroom, the next day you’re fending off bad…

THE CHANGELING
April 2014

THE CHANGELING

Truth be told, we’ve all been stumbled by the desire of…you know…not wanting someone around after the novelty has worn off.   There’s just no longer…

ROMEO AND JULIET
April 2014

ROMEO AND JULIET

What’s up with family always putting a damper on hot romance between two people?  It’s hard enough as it is to meet that special someone…

CONFEDERATION – PART I and II     
April 2014

CONFEDERATION – PART I and II     

Truth be told, there probably wouldn’t be a digital theatre magazine like Torontostage.com if it were not for theatre innovators such as VideoCabaret. They wanted…

GUYS AND DOLLS
April 2014

GUYS AND DOLLS

What is it that has historically defined a man?   An ability to manage one’s image with a flashy suit and money to burn or a…

HEADLINE – TWELFTH NIGHT & KING LEAR RESSONATE IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Canada’s longest-running outdoor theatre event Shakespeare in High Park will mark 35 years of staging accessible open-air theatre in Toronto with contemporary takes on two…

HEADLINE: KATE HENNIG’S HOTLY ANTICIPATED SEQUEL IS HERE

Kate Hennig’s The Virgin Trial, the eagerly awaited companion piece to the runaway hit The Last Wife, is now on stage at the Studio Theatre,…

HMS PINAFORE
April 2014

HMS PINAFORE

If every summer needs a flagship production that lets you leave your troubles of the day far behind HMS Pinafore achieves this in spades in…

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
April 2014

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

Playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan knew what could trigger laughter in the theatre right up there with the best of them from his era.  Enter a…

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III
April 2014

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III

Let’s face it, getting old sucks big time. We’re not talking about the hey-you-kids-get-off-my-lawn kind of restlessness but rather the ensuing memory loss and sometimes…

SAINT JOAN
April 2014

SAINT JOAN

Some say centuries before the advent of radio, television and digital content that there was nothing to do in the 15th century except to hear…

ME AND MY GIRL
April 2014

ME AND MY GIRL

There’s no escaping the countless aesthetic decisions that have gone into the Shaw Festival’s jolly good staging of Me And My Girl on stage until…

THE JAZZ SINGER
April 2014

THE JAZZ SINGER

Hats off to The Harold Green Jewish Theatre for closing off a milestone 10th season in blissful style.  Director Tim French brilliantly transforms small venue…

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