Sabryn Rock

Dion Johnstone and Sabryn Rock, The Royale, Soulpepper 2019

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From a best new play shortlist that consists of all women to a case where a multi-nominated show directed itself, here are some things the Dora jurors got right... and wrong Read more


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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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


Play based on the life of world heavyweight champion Jack Johnson should prove a contender come awards time, especially for its actors Read more



Michael Cooper

Despite sharp dialogue and fine performances, Jordi Mand's contrived crime drama needs more layers Read more


A richly plotted musical about family and race relations will make you think and feel deeply Read more


War-set play is essential viewing Read more