Arms and The Man
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Arms and The Man

When you dwell upon the infinite wisdom that drives the George Bernard Shaw playwrighting legacy, it’s hard to believe that the ultra-clever Irish socialist would…

The Road to Mecca
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The Road to Mecca

‘What if I have come to the end?’ asks an uncertain Helen half way through the play. It’s a critical question that must be answered…

Bingo!
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Bingo!

The best thing about Daniel MacIvor’s latest offering is that you don’t have to be an 80s child to enjoy what every generation is drawn…

The Last Confession
April 2014

The Last Confession

You don’t have to be religious to know how cathartic an act of confession can be. Not only does a humble admission of error suppress…

A God in Need of Help
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A God in Need of Help

The halo effect that Richard Rose has garnered over the years should come as no surprise to Toronto’s live performance nation. If, however, there are…

Soliciting Temptation
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Soliciting Temptation

It’s strange how a knock on a hotel room door can change everything you thought you knew about the world. Whether the person on the…

The Gigli Concert
April 2014

The Gigli Concert

Need convincing that Soulpepper Theatre Company has an affinity for presenting the impossible? Look no further than The Gigli Concert as irrefutable proof. What appears…

Trudeau and the FLQ
April 2014

Trudeau and the FLQ

When you’re a theatre maker that’s been around forever and a day, chances are you’ve mastered the art of synthesized storytelling. With Trudeau and the…

Beatrice and Virgil
April 2014

Beatrice and Virgil

If it’s true that every writer has one great story in them, it remains to be seen if Yann Martel can ever out do his…

Arrabal
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Arrabal

Toronto is renowned for a myriad of events but world premieres are indisputably our city’s golden achievement. And if a show wants to tease us…

A Soldier’s Tale
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A Soldier’s Tale

Military leaders have learned the hard way that you can’t send troops to the front lines without inheriting psychologically damaged goods along the road to…

Lungs
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Lungs

It’s a known fact that the English like to make bets. And when Duncan MacMillan unveiled Lungs to North American audiences in 2011, a show…

Marry Me A Little
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Marry Me A Little

Tis’ the season of the 75-minute two handers across the city. And whether by intentional design or pure coincidence, it’s a welcomed pace changer that…

The Carousel
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The Carousel

Sequels. They can suck like there’s no tomorrow. Why do storytellers even bother when trigger tales are routinely watered down versions of the original and…

The Last Man on Earth
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The Last Man on Earth

Fact: Statistics show that 50% of the population feels there’s too much damn talking in this world. The other 50% would easily agree if they’d…

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