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Gregory Prest

Jurors vote on the annual list of the best in Toronto theatre, dance and opera this week. Here are some names and titles that should be top of mind. Read more

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Soulpepper's collection of short plays by the Nobel laureate is razor sharp, but the production could be more diverse in terms of people of colour and female roles Read more

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Despite warm-hearted performances and a handful of charming songs, Mike Ross and Sarah Wilson's new musical often feels twee and bloated Read more

Musicals

From two versatile actor/directors and an ingenious set and costume designer to a wise-beyond-her-years child performer, these artists delivered the drama this year Read more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Mark Crawford's play about a gay Toronto couple who open a B&B in the country is entertaining, accessible and quietly subversive Read more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

The timing couldn't be better for this revival of David Hirson's 1991 farce about an obnoxious boor who gains power Read more

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Simon Stephens's ensemble play about high school power dynamics and bullying will leave you shaken Read more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Holiday classic gets staged as a radio show within a show Read more

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With dozens of seasonal shows currently onstage, I ask a bunch of artists to share their holiday faves, survival tips and messages for a certain president elect Read more

Stage

Powerful revival of Michael Tremblay's classic deserves lots of attention come awards time Read more

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Kim's Convenience

Bruce Monk

The season includes dozens of productions, concerts, solo performances and a tour to Manhattan Read more

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The Heidi Chronicles

Cylla von Tiedemann

Wendy Wasserstein’s take on feminism resonates in today’s world Read more

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The Anger In Ernest And Ernestine

Cylla von Tiedemann

A classic comic romance offers an intriguingly dark edge Read more

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Sarah Ruhl’s version of Orpheus is as much about fathers and daughters as it is about the legendary lovers Read more

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A fine production finds the comedy and tragedy in Chekhov’s complex, very human characters Read more

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A new adaptation of Maugham's novel is richly staged and finely acted Read more

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Soulpepper revives a rarely staged dramedy and gives it a polished production Read more

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Angels In America's rich canvas offers a compellingly theatrical look at troubled characters whose lives are inextricably intertwined Read more

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O'Neill's classic drama plumbs the depths of a family's desperation and unfulfilled dreams, but the Soulpepper production is still shaping up Read more

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Ibsen's tragedy proves that family secrets can be the most devastating of all Read more

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