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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

11 shows worth seeing in Toronto theatres this fall by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

From Kat Sandler’s Yaga to SpongeBob SquarePants, our critics’ picks of productions worth your time and money.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Six shows you should see at the Toronto Fringe Festival by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

On top of the breakout solo shows and new musicals that populate the Fringe circuit, the Star’s theatre critics have ventured into more unexpected territory of audio plays, mime and puppet…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Here’s the shows we’re looking forward to — in Toronto, at Shaw and Stratford, and beyond by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

From intriguing visual creations at Luminato to classic Shakespeare to a brand new show about a doomed elephant, there’ll be a lot to see, say the Star’s freelance theatre writers.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Come From Away celebrates its reopening at the Elgin Theatre by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The cast had to adjust to the new space after nearly a year at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, while the Elgin was made cozier for audience members with fewer seats and a new back wall.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Soulpepper Theatre’s new leaders, Weyni Mengesha and Emma Stenning, are drawing the curtain on a difficult past by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Weyni Mengesha and Emma Stenning are putting Soulpepper Theatre’s troubles behind it and want to build a company in which everyone’s voices are heard, they tell Karen Fricker and Carly M…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Here’s what the Toronto Star’s theatre critics are looking forward to in 2019 by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

On Karen Fricker’s and Carly Maga’s list: Indigenous theatre like After the Fire, Broadway musicals like Dear Evan Hansen and Kiss of the Spider Woman, Canadian classics like Lilies and …

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The nine best Toronto theatre productions of 2018 by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Toronto Star theatre critics Karen Fricker and Carly Maga reveal what popped for them on Toronto stages, plus two more from voices they want to hear more from.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

George F. Walker double bill explores poverty and mental illness at the Assembly Theatre by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

In Kill the Poor, Walker’s point is that folks who live marginally can’t be reduced to ‘you people’ while he takes a sympathetic approach to a woman’s extreme mental condition in H…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fall brings an embarrassment of theatre riches to Toronto, and the Star’s critics pick out some gems by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Toronto Star critics Karen Fricker and Carly Maga lay out their best bets for the new season: from the play The Nether to site-specific work Dr. Silver: A Celebration of Life, to musical Sch…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Reporting from the Fringe festival’s front lines by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Star critics Karen Fricker and Carly Maga unleash 22 U of T undergraduates to review shows now playing at Toronto Fringe.

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Star theatre critics Karen Fricker and Carly Maga share what they’re looking forward to, including Morro and Jasp’s latest, The Merkin Sisters and The Preposterous Predicament of Polly P…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Fun Home picks up 4 (or is it 6?) Toronto Theatre Critics Awards by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The Best Actress Prize goes to the three performers who played the role of Alison Bechdel in the acclaimed Toronto production of Fun Home.

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