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Christopher Hoile

With its tight script, complete with urgent ecological theme, terrific cast and wide range of audience participation, this show is sure to elevate everyone's mood more

Musicals

Young People's Theatre's production of the well-known tale relies on old-fashioned theatrical effects rather than projections and electronics to create stage magic more

Musicals

Sarah DeLappe's play about a high school girls' soccer team is brilliantly conceived and urgently relevant more

Theatre

Show blends circus arts, dance and magic with imagery from famous horror movies for a new kind of spectacle more

Theatre

Play set in an Ontario hospital features confused arguments and tedious drama more

Theatre

Two-person variety show combining music, clown and romantic advice is a mixed bag more

Theatre

Musical about the on-again, off-again romance between two middle-aged characters is well-intentioned but deeply flawed more

Theatre

Amusing show announces there's a talented new clown duo in town more

Theatre

Cat Bernardi's Kidsfest musical is clever, inventive and charming, but maybe for older kids more

Theatre

Play with music about the gods Venus and Mars isn't a perfect anything more

Theatre

Promising historical play sheds light on neither Louis Riel nor the three different women observing him more

Theatre

Danny Pagett's futuristic comedy about the children of social media celebrities doesn't do enough with its intriguing premise more

Theatre

This Toronto riff on Sam Shepard's Far West is smart, funny and beautifully acted more

Theatre

Musical about gay marriage, memory loss and death tries to pack too much in at the expense of its underwritten characters more

Theatre

Site-specific staging of lesbian vampire story could draw more blood (and feature more consistent performances) more

Theatre

Tom McGee's satire about the afterlife, performed at the Paddock Tavern, morphs into something far more intriguing more

Theatre

Enchanting Kidsfest musical is so good it deserves a life beyond the Fringe more

Theatre

Kidsfest entry about a magic book wants to celebrate history but gets many facts wrong more

Theatre

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

Theatre

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

Theatre