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The companies and festivals offer an incredible variety of theatre, including Hitchcock, historical dramas, even a tropical dinner theatre murder mystery.
Aviva Armour-Ostroff’s performance is a slowly rising storm in Coal Mine production of this Lucy Prebble play set in a drug trial.
Theatre actors Jennifer Rider-Shaw and Robert Markus are expecting their first child in October. Here’s how they made the timing work alongside the Stratford Festival.
Anaïs Mitchell’s celebrated tuner blends together ancient myths, musical influences from roots to show tunes, and bravura stagecraft into a celebration of the capacity of love to pierce b…
The stage adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s much-loved play provides nostalgia for the grown-ups and connects with younger audiences
Unabashedly physical performance draws parallels to the AIDS crisis but also to issue of representation and power
Director Chris Abraham casts new light on a Shakespeare comedy by reading it through a contemporary lens, Karen Fricker writes.
Stars Trevor White, Trish Lindstrom and Luke Kimball talk about on creating a stage family in the Toronto production of the smash play
‘As a disabled person, often our lives are painted as tragic, and I don’t feel that way’
Writer Nick Green and director Andrew Kushnir on bringing the acclaimed Stratford Festival production to life.
Performed in English, French, and Inuktitut, this production follows the lives of Inuit women living in the North.
A jaw-dropping performance by Umeh in the roles of Styles and Buntu reflects the play’s focus on split identities
Iconic 90s play led by a new generation of performers could lure younger demographic to Stratford this summer
Writer Nick Green’s play deeply honours the experiences of gay men at the end of their lives and the people who care for them
Gross and director Kimberley Rampersad have the guts and vision to let this Stratford Festival Lear be genuinely unlikeable at the start.
The original Monty Python troupe member reflects on collaboration, laughter and being a ghost
The musical based on the life of Gypsy Rose Lee is musically resplendent and boasts two superb performances from Hennig and Julie Lumsden.
Damien Atkins’ retelling puts the focus on the four Pevensie children and the delightful creatures who join them in their quest.
Pamela Mala Sinha latest play has so many such fascinating episodes and layers it feels as if it’s bursting out of its 2.5-hour long run
For some stage fans, downloading a program via QR code is a poor substitute for a record you can hold in your hand.
The acts, as expected, are world-class and nicely varied. And the clowns are even funny, not always a guarantee.
Director Daniel Brooks creates an updated production in which the actors talk like real people and that includes the audience in a fully realized, emotionally engulfing world.
Lightning transformations between characters and the emerging revelation of the relationship between them is the central theatrical conceit
One looks at the cost of not talking to girls about sex. The other pokes fun at the sexualization and fetishization of Asian women.
Transcen|Dance Project has done excellent work in delivering a luxurious evening’s entertainment, a local alternative to New York’s “Sleep No More.”
Makram Ayache’s new play “The Hooves Belonged to the Deer” and “Metamorphoses 2023,” based on Ovid’s epic poem, produced by Theatre Smith-Gilmour.
Title character Anahita offers an insider perspective into gender, power and freedom in contemporary Iran. I walked away without easy answers.
His “sly, funny, charming” solo show about the practice is now playing as “The Land Acknowledgement, or As You Like It” — minus the Shakespeare bait and switch.
In “The Yellow Wallpaper” spectators hear and see images of a woman whose mental health is deteriorating. In “Le Concierge” they follow a silent high school janitor.
M’Carthy has gone from one- or two-person shows to the Stratford Festival to a Canadian stage doubleheader — and he’s ready for much more.