Jani Lauzon

The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare in the Ruff, 2019

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Shakespeare in the Ruff's open-air production has some lovely elements, but an awkward departure from the text, though valid, feels pedantic Read more


Michael Terriault, Travis Seetoo and Kelly Wong in Rope, Shaw Festival, 2019

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Jani Lauzon's staging of the murder mystery delivers thrills, chills and fine performances Read more


Métis multimedia artist Jani Lauzon mines her personal archive of memories about stones and rocks 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

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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 Read more


Fun Home, Mr. Shi And His Lover, The Humans and Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools get some love in end-of-season awards Read more




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



Sophie I'Anson

Peter Hinton's direction gives the Harry Somers opera a cohesiveness, sense of purpose and a sensitivity to First Nations people omitted from the original production Read more

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>>> Revival of Linda Griffiths’s solo show about poet Gwendolyn MacEwen offers lots of stage magic Read more


Jani Lauzon says her awareness of power dynamics helped her play an ordinary woman accused of murdering a powerful ruler in The Death Of The King Read more