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Jungle Book: Written & Directed by Craig Francis & Rick Miller, adapted from the works of Rudyard Kipling; produced by Kidoons and WYRD Productions in association with The 20K Collective

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Several performances of Jungle Book have been cancelled as the company faces a minimum of $250,000 in lost revenue Read more

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Sweat, a co-pro between Canadian Stage and Studio 180, 2020

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Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about race, class and politics has an urgency that's slightly lost in this Canadian Stage/Studio 180 production Read more

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Kwaku Okyere and Richard Alan Campbell in Midsummer Night's Dream, Theatre Rusticle, 2020

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So many shows have opened recently that it's hard to keep track of what you should see. Here's a round-up of our latest reviews. Read more

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Jessica B. Hill and Shannon Taylor in Mother's Daughter, Soulpepper, 2020

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Kate Hennig's play offers a fresh feminist tale about Mary, the first reigning queen of England Read more

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Casimir And Caroline, Howland Company, 2020

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The Howland Company's North American premiere of German writer Ödön von Horváth's 1932 play examines the haves and have-nots with mixed results Read more

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Alexa MacDougall and Burgandy Code in Midsummer Night's Dream, 2020

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There are no weak links in Theatre Rusticle's exquisite production of Shakespeare's comedy Read more

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Justin Miller, Pearle Harbour's Agit-Pop!, Next Stage Festival 2020

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Justin Miller's drag alter ego offers comedy, cabaret and catharsis to help us understand our current bleak environmental and political situation Read more

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Named one of NOW's top 10 theatre artists of 2019, she takes the helm of Canada's premier Black theatre company as artistic director in August Read more

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Consumption Patterns at Next Stage Festival, 2020

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Kevin Shea's play about millennials and capitalism is smart and beautifully acted but soon becomes exhausting to watch Read more

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Dion Johnstone and Moya O'Connell in Julius Caesar at Crow's Theatre, 2020

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Chris Abraham's sharp production of the Bard's play bridges classical Rome, Elizabethan England and our current moment of global tumult Read more

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Mohammad Yaghoubi’s story of an Iranian family enduring the attacks on Tehran in the winter of 1988 is especially resonant this week Read more

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Tease at Next Stage Festival, 2020

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Lindsay Mullan and performers add improv, comedy and a hefty dose of feminism to this sharp burlesque show Read more

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Amy Lee and Heather Marie Annis in Morro And Jasp: Save The Date, Next Stage, 2020

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Make sure you RSVP to this remount of the clown sibling duo's hilarious wedding-themed show Read more

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Sexual Misconduct Of The Middle Classes, Tarragon 2020

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Hannah Moscovitch’s two-hander dealing with a teacher-student romance gets top marks for complexity Read more

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Bilal Baig's solo show about a trans woman on the run is profound and affecting Read more

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Disabled artist Ophira Calof's autobiographical show with music needs more work and shaping Read more

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Hilarious sketch show breaks down and plays up cultural stereotypes about Filipinx women Read more

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Casimir And Caroline, 2020

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Three Shakespeare productions and three groundbreaking musicals are among the shows we're most looking forward to this season Read more

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Writer/director/actor Jani Lauzon, director Mitchell Cushman and actor Maev Beaty top NOW's list of the year's most accomplished theatre makers Read more

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Brandon Antonio and Michael De Rose in Reprint, 2019

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These ten performers from theatre and comedy appeared on our radar this year and promise great things in the future Read more

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