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The production by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, the title of which is a nickname for the Mohawk Institute Residential School in Branford, draws on interviews with and writings by residential school…
A play that’s now part of the Canadian theatre canon becomes not only a success, but a first of its kind, at Toronto’s largest not-for-profit theatre.
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.
Play at Tarragon is a brisk, lively look at the numbing grind of working-class living in 2019.
Stories like Almighty Voice’s bring the past of Canada’s Indigenous peoples the attention it’s been deprived of for decades.
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.
Against the Grain Theatre’s new “La Bohème” resets the tragic boy-meets-terminally-ill-girl in modern-day Toronto, complete with references to shopping on Bloor St and friends texting…
‘I do not see myself as a rebel. I’m not that political,’ insists the creator of ‘Minorities,’ coming to Toronto on Oct. 17.
I like this ageless sitcom star for many reasons, but the main one is that — despite a satirical “Family Guy” segment that labelled his “Donny” to “Don” transformation an act o…
Look back at 1980s is fun, if a bit ragged, and has lots to say about today.
Producers say the smash musical will open in Shanghai for a limited engagement in May, with further cities in China to be announced.
Second World War story of a man reeling from battle and encountering traditional shamanic teachings in the Philippines.
Mirvish’s director of sales and marketing says he’d be “very surprised” if any tickets being offered online were real.
Confrontations between performers and smartphone-wielding audience members are fuelling a new debate about digital-era etiquette, with some saying a resistance to letting people get their ph…
‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ which morphed into a movie in 1986, continues to be a staple at high schools (it’s on the list of the top 10 most produced in 2019) as well as community and r…
‘The Election’ builds a narrative around the experiences of average campaign volunteers and folds in Indigenous perspectives and a conceit that serves to aid the visually impaired.
Prices will range from $50 to $499, with a purchase limit of four tickets.
Hard-luck characters’ stories aren’t fully fleshed out but between the songs, the performers and show creator Conor McPherson, what emerges is powerfully melancholy anyhow, writes Karen …
Teachers inspired Blythe Wilson to perform and now she plays one in a production that moves audience members to be the best they can be, too.
Gary Gulman’s new special, “The Great Depresh,” displays his signature contrarianism while also being a departure, since its darkly confessional style is firmly in keeping with what’…
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.
Locker-room mocking of toxic masculinity is not revolutionary but it’s sometimes quite funny and always physically impressive.
Conor McPherson and Simon Hale, the men behind Girl from the North Country, now in Toronto, came to appreciate his songs’ musical sturdiness — they’re ‘built like tanks’ — and th…
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.
Although there’s no hard data, Fall for Dance North staff have gleaned enough through audience surveys and social media buzz to know they’re attracting a significantly younger crowd, man…
Director takes female empowerment seriously in Canadian Opera Company season opener.
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.