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Interactive dance-theatre show entertainingly kicks off Factory's 50th anniversary season Read more

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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

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Angélique, at the Factory Theatre

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Lorena Gale's play about a slave woman who was tortured and hanged in 1734 for setting fire to Montreal has modern parallels Read more

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Verbatim theatre piece uncovering personal accounts of Japanese-Canadians interned during the 1940s could go deeper Read more

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Minimalist stage show about an emotionally charged trip to Poland demonstrates the power of theatre to make you think and feel Read more

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Anosh Irani's play juxtaposing two distinct worlds – one in Canada, the other in India – feels deeply relevant, but the humour doesn't always land Read more

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Drag musical set in 90s Toronto drops its glittery balls Read more

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

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UK-based troupe The Pretend Men spoof 80s sci-fi flicks with hilarious movement, prop and pun-based humour Read more

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Some of the best actors and improvisers in the city make this made-up two-act farce look easy Read more

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Cute and nerdy musical comedy duo scores big laughs over science and song structure Read more

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Fun two-hander is an entertaining combination of gross-out comedy, dance, puppets, audience participation and pantomime Read more

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UK-based Canadian stand-up comic unpacks trauma by laughing at herself and inviting others to laugh as well Read more

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Underwritten two-hander leaves too many questions unanswered Read more

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Marie Beath Badian’s comedy of errors about two Filipina nurses in 1960s Saskatchewan is funny but also sheds light on a particular kind of Canadian racism 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

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Bryce Hodgson and Charlie Kerr's sibling comedy about hiding one’s true self hits home hard Read more

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Kat Sandler's latest successfully takes on police violence, voice appropriation, race and mental illness Read more

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Jeff Ho’s ambitious solo show tells a complex story that resonates universally Read more

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Anita Majumdar’s trio of solo shows shed light on consent, cultural appropriation and colonialism – and there’s some great dancing Read more

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    Tanja-Tiziana

    Nina Lee Aquino (left) has programmed works by David Yee, Suvendrini Lena and other playwrights of colour.