Erin Shields

Jayne Lewis, Louise Pitre in Piaf/Dietrich, 2019

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Show about the little-known lifelong friendship between singers Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich creates a vivid, memorable world Read more


Beautiful Man at the Factory Theatre

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Erin Shields's satire about female characters in film and TV feels especially urgent, especially after the #MeToo movement Read more


Walter Borden in Lilies, Buddies in Bad Times 2019

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From a new work by a flamenco great and a play by an Oscar-winning writer to the revival of a Canadian queer classic, here are the shows you'll be talking about this month Read more

, Theatre

Director of hit plays like Grace and Lo (Or Dear Mr. Wells) says Toronto theatre is experiencing "an amazing moment with so much female leadership" Read more


Mirvish's 2019-2020 season includes Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit, the Toronto premiere of Piaf/Dietrich and Tony Award-winners The Band's Visit and Hello, Dolly! Read more


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Cylla von Tiedemann

Erin Shields’s cutting edge play is blunted by its comedic aspirations and lack of focus Read more



David Hou

Two youngsters bond over a wild horse and a piece of native history Read more



Michael Watier

Toronto playwright's new show Beautiful Man explores what happens when men become sex objects Read more


Play about artists and models looks at Paris in the 1920s Read more


Soaring truths Read more


Director Alan Dilworth relaunches myth-based If We Were Birds Read more


THE UNFORTUNATE MISADVENTURES OF MASHA GALINSKI written and performed by Erin Shields (Groundwater). At Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace (16 Ryerson). To December 2. $16-$22. 416-504-7529. Rating: Read more


Contemporary take on Victorian poem promises lots of juicy fruits Read more


AUTOSHOW by Marie Beath Badian, Alan Dilworth, Brendan Gall, Jason Mitchell, Rick Roberts, Erin Shields and Julie Tepperman, directed by Aaron Willis and Rebecca Benson. Presented by convergence theatre collective at Royal St. George east parking... Read more