Ghost Quartet

Dahlia Katz

Dave Malloy-penned musical at Streetcar Crowsnest is storytelling on an epic scale Read more


Rocky Horror Show, 2019

Photo by Scott Gorman

Director Jennifer Walls mounts an imaginative and energetic production of the cult sci-fi musical at Hart House Theatre Read more


Girl From The North Country, 2019

Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

Great performances can’t save this gloomy, plot-challenged bore featuring Bob Dylan songs Read more


Documentary about the enduring appeal of the musical Fiddler On The Roof speaks to the current political moment Read more



Daniel Lippitt

Set to music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, this musical contrasts upbeat numbers with an important message about women's autonomy Read more


Well-intentioned but underdeveloped musical about Doug Ford's destructive administration is almost as painful as what's happening to the province Read more


Satirical musical about a girl group's reunion hits some hilarious (and harmonically catchy) notes Read more


Julie Taymor and Michael Curry's designs remain spectacular, but I wish this production would get rid of Scar's homophobic subtext Read more


Louise Pitre and Ma-Anne Dionisio, Next To Normal

Photo by Dahlia Katz

Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about a family coping with mental illness feels on-the-nose and obvious Read more


Old Stock, Tarragon

Stoo Metz Photography

The acclaimed musical inspired by the lives of Hannah Moscovitch's paternal great-grandparents has finally docked in Toronto – and it was worth the wait Read more


Robert Markus and Jessica Sherman in Dear Evan Hansen

Photo by Matthew Murphy

Mirvish production of the Tony Award-winning musical about a social outcast who becomes an online hero is a highly effective YA fantasy Read more


Kawa Ada and Jonathan Winsby, Kiss Of The Spider Woman

Photo by John Gundy

Eclipse Theatre's site-specific staged concert production of the Tony Award-winning musical delivers a one-of-a-kind experience Read more


Catchy Foreigner songs and authentic rock performances help make up for the clunky plot in this new jukebox musical Read more


Despite good performances and a couple of memorable songs, Sting's show about the demise of the shipbuilding industry in 1980s Northern England never takes off Read more


The sight of kids in school uniforms rocking out and playing real instruments is cute, but they can't save this underwhelming musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the guy who created Downton Abbey Read more


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Joan Marcus

This Mirvish musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre bookends a terrifying dismemberment with saccharine songs Read more


The real-life Ganderites who welcomed stranded passengers during 9/11 are as compelling as their musical counterparts Read more

TV & Streaming


Jeremy Daniel (www.jeremydanielp

Director Bartlett Sher makes a valiant attempt to rehabilitate this decades-old show but the sexism and exoticism are still problematic Read more


Scott White's ambitious musical about miserable people would benefit from more complexity and humour Read more


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