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Veteran Colm Feore will do double duty at 2020’s festival in “Richard III” and “The Miser” while Toronto’s up-and-comer Amaka Umeh will take on the title role in “Hamlet.”
New play is a look at how our political affiliations (or our political oppositions) form and challenge our identities, values and beliefs.
Dave Malloy’s raucous song cycle plays in stark contrast to the solitude of The Flick, the theatre’s other standout autumn offering.
The buzz surrounding “The Flick” meant that Toronto audiences were ready to sit in silence, having already been waiting patiently and quietly for years for the play to finally arrive.
Look back at 1980s is fun, if a bit ragged, and has lots to say about today.
Second World War story of a man reeling from battle and encountering traditional shamanic teachings in the Philippines.
An entertaining shakeup of Toronto’s tamer theatre scene, not only asking audiences to listen to Aguirre’s stories from the dance floor, but channel its energy into our bodies as well.
Part theatre, part history lecture and part salsa dance lesson, the show will challenge the audience to move their bodies as their brains take in Aguirre’s words.
The sentiments behind David Harrower’s 1995 play about a feudal couple mostly hold up, aided by strong performances at Toronto’s Coal Mine Theatre.
You’ll wish to hear even more of the winning songs of this show at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
Friends, artistic giants and maybe lovers, the 20th-century twosome get a more personal examination in the North American version of this stage hit.
It’s an entertaining look at three rich, intelligent people toying with each other in Harold Pinter’s masterpiece but, as an exploration of desire and relationships, it’s stiff and col…
Discount sellers, pay-what-you-can, even ushering at the theatre in exchange for freebies: Carly Maga looks at options if you’re on a budget.
The cast ably delivers Shaw’s text in marathon production, including Don Juan in Hell, but the production is missing a visual language to match its verbal depths, writes Carly Maga.
Instead of idly waiting for her family to reassemble, Hermione has taken a much more active role in articulating director Sarah Kitz’s theme of patriarchal corruption, writes Carly Maga.
Jonathan Goad’s production begins without assuming the girls have fabricated the illnesses that spur speculations of witchcraft for foolish, selfish reasons, writes Carly Maga.
After a busy summer for the whole family, father and daughter will appear in Shakespeare in the Ruff’s The Winter’s Tale together, writes Carly Maga.
What really makes this Front Page feel fresh is its social, gender, racial and character complications — things that a mainstream audience in 2019 is much more equipped and eager to invest…
Cross-gender and cross-racial casting bring it into 2019, but these interventions can’t resolve the fundamentally cynical relationships in Shakespeare’s problem play, writes Carly Maga.
The production has one of the most impressive casts in recent memory, but the audience is given no signposts to follow the story, writes Carly Maga.
People want to come to the theatre to feel safe, says co-artistic director Diana Bentley.
The music gives Shakespeare’s text that extra flair that is a Driftwood Theatre signature, but the commentary on our social-media, phone-obsessed culture feels shoehorned in, writes Carly …
Laara Sadiq co-star in the marathon event is 100 amateurs, rotated in over the course of a full day at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre.
New staging of Lerner & Loewe show follows more troubling takes on Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady and more.