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Canadian Stage

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

Theatre

Canadian Stage and Tapestry Opera's new operatic adaptation of the Gogol story proves things don't always need to be altered more

Opera

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Samuel Engelking

Three new Toronto shows use different ways of bringing literature to the stage more

Theatre

Stephen Karam’s absorbing family drama captures post-9/11 America with wit and wisdom more

Theatre

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Alejandro Santiago

Jordan Tannahill's experimental show articulates why we shouldn’t take life’s uneventful moments for granted more

Theatre

Inspired by his mother's terminal cancer diagnosis, the writer/director offers up a deconstructed autobiography and celebration of living in the moment more

Theatre

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Challenging two-hander is a seemingly simple work with an elaborate, fascinating underside more

Theatre

Red Sky Performance’s ambitious show loses hold of a fascinating premise more

Dance

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Michael Cooper

This expanded version of the Fringe 2016 hit works best in its quiet, simple moments, and confirms Britta Johnson's enormous talents more

Musicals

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Racheal McCaig

Three 2016 festival hits are returning this fall, retooled and ready for a whole new audience to discover them. I asked their creators what a difference a year makes in remounting a show. more

Theatre

But the gothy and minimalist staging is uneven more

Theatre

Shakespeare in High Park’s 70s take on the Bard’s comedy mostly works, but the musical numbers could be streamlined more

Theatre

Quebec visionary explores personal and political history in emotionally resonant solo show more

Theatre

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Legendary Aboriginal actor deserves a better show than this more

Theatre

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Patrick Lazic

Obviously influenced by Metropolis and Terry Gilliam’s Brazil, this display of feats and tricks feels superficial more

Theatre

Critique of social media habits is disturbing but totally clicks more

Theatre

Daniel MacIvor’s latest monologue is a moving look at depression, death and the art of telling tales more

Theatre

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Heady play about alternate universes makes you wish you were watching a different show more

Theatre

All But Gone

Faisal Lutchmedial

Operatic songs don’t add much but the show remains strong more

Theatre

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    Alejandro Santiago

    Robert Abudo (left), Liz Peterson and Danielle Baskerville improvise gestures in Declarations.