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Cylla von Tiedemann

Soulpepper's production of August Wilson's historic play sounds truthful notes that still resonate today more

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Jurors vote on the annual list of the best in Toronto theatre, dance and opera starting this week. Here are some names that should be top of mind. more

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Judith Thompson and her RARE Theatre Company chew on meaty and moving monologues, but the idea of interweaving their stories feels contrived more

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The late writer’s show about the present PM’s famous parents gets our vote more

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Philippe Ducros’s play about the interrogation of a prisoner features a superb lead performance but leaves many questions unanswered more

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Jeremy Mimnagh

This three-hour exploration of sexuality features over-the-top action in its first half and thoughtful, intimate monologues in its second more

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Thalia Gonzalez Kane's script about four 15-year-olds who compete to have the most sexual experiences is fascinating, if underwritten more

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Two of the country's best directors – Daniel Brooks and Kim Collier – force us to meditate about love in an excruciating experimental show more

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Tom Noonan's play about an awkward first date goes to some unexpected places in Witchboy Theatre and Leroy St. Theatre's haunting production more

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Njo Kong Kie’s immersive, sensual work dissolves the boundaries between audience and stage more

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Marie Beath Badian’s comedy of errors about two Filipina nurses in 1960s Saskatchewan is funny but also sheds light on a particular kind of Canadian racism more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Evan Placey's exploration of teen girls’ development of consciousness needs to take a breath more

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Lauren Gunderson's much-produced play relies on YA clichés, but the two actors are very watchable more

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After a 14-month review process, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts is getting rid of "male" and "female" categories more

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In reviews of three recent productions, theatre writers and their editors have started giving away major plot points more

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Funny and smart sketch show lampoons all sorts of amusing characters on the sexual spectrum more

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RISER Project show is a too-cryptic-for-its-own-good experiment more

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Caryl Churchill's experimental play featuring 50 short vignettes gets an uneven production, despite a couple of fine performances more

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Jivesh Parasram blends storytelling, historical analysis of colonialism and first-hand accounts of everyday Canadian racism in powerful solo show more

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Despite great performances, Coal Mine’s play about cosmetics testing on humans rather than animals produces mixed results more

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