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Glenn Sumi

UK comic's charm, lateral thinking and brilliant connections make him one of fest's best more

Comedy

Watching the New York-based queer stand-up is like hanging out with your funniest friend more

Comedy

The century-old story of Indigenous opera singer Tsianina Redfeather and the opera she helped premiere at the Met is fascinating, but the modern framing device doesn't work more

Theatre

Musical about the death and legacy of a cult leader features stunning design elements, but flashbacks and lack of interaction take away from the experience more

Musicals

The 10-day comedy fest starts up tonight (September 20): don’t miss these must-see shows more

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From fearless young dancers to a kickass comedy curator and several theatre veterans, here are some big talents heating up this season more

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SNL's Sasheer Zamata is a natural as a stand-up comic stuck at a weekend retreat with her ex in Stella Meghie's refreshing, if uneven, romantic comedy more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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Peter Strickland's Midnight Madness film about a cursed red dress is stylish, campy, retro fun more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Joel Edgerton's film about gay conversion therapy is moving, serious and could help save lives more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Screen adaptation of Angie Thomas's YA novel about Black Lives Matter gets all its points across, but could have been more powerful more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Despite the lack of a Q&A with the director and cast, the world premiere of George Tillman, Jr.'s adaptation of the Angie Thomas YA novel got people on their feet more

Interviews & Features

Paul Dano's directorial debut is, like his acting, deceptively low-key but full of rage beneath the surface more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Patricia Rozema's adaptation of Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava's experimental two-person play is deeply affecting more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

Anchored by a fine lead performance, Keith Behrman's feature about a teen in turmoil suffers from a wavering tone more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

As in every year of the fest's history, critical acclaim and audience buzz can push a film all the way to golden glory next February. Here are a few awards hopefuls more

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Coming-of-age film about a boxing-loving girl in 1960s Ireland pulls some of its punches more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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Daniel Malavasi

The UK's Emma Stenning says the theatre company – still recovering from sexual misconduct and harassment allegations against its former artistic director – has a policy around behaviour that is "best-in-class practice" more

Theatre

Newly rediscovered writings and interviews shed light on the life and art of the legendary Greek-American soprano more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

How an experimental Toronto play, which no one – including movie star Jodie Foster (!) – ever thought would make a movie, became one of the best, buzziest and timeliest TIFF premieres more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

The most exciting shows at this year's scaled-back festival were the performance art and experiential pieces, not script-based works more

Theatre