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Dahlia Katz

Choreographer Yang Zhen's dance spectacle bounces from understated critique to exuberant excess Read more

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Dance/theatre show set in a locker room is less than the sum of its muscled, toned parts Read more

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The Book Of Life, 2019

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Odile Gakire Katese's multimedia solo show about the aftermath of Rwanda's 1994 genocide asks difficult questions that will hopefully fuel conversation Read more

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Shakespeare In High Park Measure For Measure

Dahlia Katz

Reimagining of Shakespeare's morality play resonates as timely within the context of #MeToo, but it lacks emotional range Read more

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Rose Napoli and Jamie Robinson in Canadian Stage's Much Ado About Nothing in High Park, 2019

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Liza Balkan's production for Canadian Stage lacks subtlety, but Shakespeare's wit and wisdom still come through Read more

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Full Light Of Day at Luminato, 2019

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Daniel Brooks's ambitious drama about a wealthy, corrupt Canadian family gets a handsome production, but its characters and narrative need finessing Read more

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From Luminato to the Fringe Festival and Shakespeare performed outdoors, don't miss these acts on stage Read more

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Slap on your sunscreen and enjoy more than 70 festivals and events happening over June, July and August Read more

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Njo Kong Kie in I Swallowed A Moon Made Of Iron, 2019

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Njo Kong Kie's song cycle offers up a meticulously crafted platform for the heartbreaking poems of factory worker Xu Lizhi Read more

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Acclaimed in France, where it won the Molière award for best comedy, this physical play gets lost in translation – even though few words are spoken Read more

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Brendan Healy, artistic director of Canadian Stage

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Brendan Healy's inaugural season as artistic director shows individuals can make a difference in a divided world Read more

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Unsafe Sook-Yin Lee

Dahlia Katz

Canadian Stage's documentary theatre production addressing censorship, online call-outs and shaming plays it safe Read more

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Kidd Pivot's dance/theatre look at bureaucracy, corruption and human failings begins as farce but ends up creating something completely new Read more

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From a cutting-edge new works festival and an elegant circus show to events surrounding one of the world's most acclaimed opera stars, here are 10 good reasons to get out of the cold this month Read more

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With over 25 years of international experience, most recently at Canadian Stage, Johnson joins the east end company's team Read more

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Remount of the acclaimed Stratford production is contemporary and politically timely Read more

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Every Brilliant Thing, Coriolanus, Fun Home and two plays from the Howland Company make our list of the year's most memorable shows Read more

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Duncan Macmillan's play about depression and mental illness makes for thrilling and deeply intimate theatre Read more

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The theatre company firms up its new leadership team by recruiting the Crow's Theatre managing director Read more

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Jera Wolfe's choreography is fun to watch, and the production and performances are strong, but the work doesn't offer anything genuinely transformative Read more

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