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The Election

John Lauener

Inspired by Canada's 2015 federal election, Natasha Greenblatt and Yolanda Bonnell’s ensemble show will make you think twice before you slam the door on party canvassers Read more


Rick Miller at Dora Awards 2019

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Despite inspiring acceptance speeches for shows like School Girls and Guarded Girls, the fact that the ceremony was held on a Tuesday – when many theatre artists are working – rather than a Monday was a slap in the face Read more

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

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The Venezuelan-Canadian's solo show about language, sexuality, identity and performance is powerful, but could use tightening Read more


From kick-ass sketch comedy to deeply personal stories and reimagined classics, here are some must-see theatre, dance and comedy events to take in this month Read more

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Playwright Ho Ka Kei and director Jonathan Seinen find an urgent political and cultural dimension in the mythical story Read more


From a pop music legend and two Olivier Award-winning Canadians to one of the country's most eclectic artists performing behind bars, here are a bunch of folks serving up big drama in the new year Read more

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Colleen Wagner's play still has its flaws, but the Factory's new production referencing Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women packs a punch Read more




From a multitasking director to a fast-rising composer to a bunch of versatile actors, here are the stage artists who made us sit up and pay attention this year Read more

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Regardless of your orientation, lemonTree’s queer walkabout show performed in basement rooms asks some powerful questions about relationships Read more


Our Town

Jeremy Mimnagh

>>> Theatre Rusticle’s movement-inspired production of Thornton Wilder’s classic is touching and thoughtful Read more


Every year, many young local artists, some of them still in school or just out, catch our eye. Here, in alphabetical ­order, are four who might just be showing up on future top-10 lists. Read more

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