Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu

Named one of NOW's top 10 theatre artists of 2019, she takes the helm of Canada's premier Black theatre company as artistic director in August Read more


Writer/director/actor Jani Lauzon, director Mitchell Cushman and actor Maev Beaty top NOW's list of the year's most accomplished theatre makers Read more


An electric Streetcar Named Desire, an immersive Flick and a thoughtful School Girls top our list of the year's best plays and musicals Read more


Here Are The Fragments, 2019

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Neurologist Suvendrini Lena's show opens up ways of understanding the effects of racism and mental illness Read more


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Factory Theatre's production of Claudia Dey's manic comedy about twin sisters and a charismatic drifter fuses realism with fever dream Read more


From intense actors and kick-ass dancers to a brilliant designer, here, in alphabetical order, are some of Toronto's major scene-stealers this season Read more

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School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play, 2019

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The Brothers Size, Old Stock, School Girls and Dear Evan Hansen lead the pack in critics' roundup of the year's finest shows Read more


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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Daren A. Herbert and Mazin Elsadig in The Brothers Size, Soulpepper 2019

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Soulpepper director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu and a talented trio of actors bring play by Moonlight co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney to blazing life Read more

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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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Motion and DJ L'Oqenz's revolutionary theatrical mixtape uses hip-hop and spoken world to explore Black womanhood Read more



Cylla von Tiedemann

Soulpepper's production of August Wilson's historic play sounds truthful notes that still resonate today Read more


Play reading explores LGBT rights in Uganda Read more


Director uses music, song, dance and text to tell the story of an immigrant's experience in Canada Read more