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Soulpepper's stirring version of Daniel David Moses's 1991 two-hander explores cultural depictions and perceptions of Indigenous people Read more

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Amy Rutherford in A Streetcar Named Desire, Soulpepper 2019

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Weyni Mengesha directs a bold, visceral, game-changing production of the Tennessee Williams classic Read more

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Emma Stenning, Weyni Menghesa, Soulpepper 2019-2020 season announcement, 2019

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Free theatre for those 25 and under and a diverse lineup of new and classic plays are on the bill for artistic director's inaugural season Read more

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Betrayal, Soulpepper, 2019

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Andrea Donaldson's production of the Harold Pinter classic about an affair still resonates Read more

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Art at Soulpepper, 2019

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Philip Akin's handsome staging of the 25-year-old play seems fitting for our polarizing times, but some elements are lost in translation Read more

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Danielle Baskerville in Janus Is A God

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From al fresco dance performances and an innovative arts festival to a production of a play that's intentionally offensive, here are the shows in and around the city that are generating lots of heat Read more

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Cara Gee Stuart Hughes Fool For Love

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Revival of the American playwright's tempestuous melodrama starring Cara Gee and Eion Bailey is timely, but its explosive characters feel constrained Read more

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Rick Miller at Dora Awards 2019

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Despite inspiring acceptance speeches for shows like School Girls and Guarded Girls, the fact that the ceremony was held on a Tuesday – when many theatre artists are working – rather than a Monday was a slap in the face Read more

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From lots of Pride-related events to a free, large-scale dance production in The Bentway’s reclaimed space under the Gardiner, here a few of this month's must-see shows Read more

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Including Jorja Smith & Kali Uchis, Rocketman, Promise Cherry Beach and Anderson .Paak Read more

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Ensemble in August: Osage County, Soulpepper 2019

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Tracy Letts's epic family drama is funny, harrowing and resonates powerfully with our troubled times 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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Diego Matamoros, Kawa Ada and Kyra Harper in Copenhagen, at Soulpepper

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Soulpepper’s production of the heady play about a meeting between brilliant scientific minds is interesting but often drowned by waves of verbiage Read more

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Stuart Hughes and Alice Snaden in Wedding At Aulis

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Sina Gilani's new adaptation of the Euripides tragedy has an intimate feel, and is well-acted, but feels cold and scattered 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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Bahia Watson and a regal cast are superb in the second instalment of Kate Hennig's Queenmaker Trilogy 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

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Cylla von Tiedemann

From the Soulpepper scandal to the changing of the artistic leadership at many of the city's biggest institutions, here are the some of the highlights of a very dramatic year Read more

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Every Brilliant Thing, Coriolanus, Fun Home and two plays from the Howland Company make our list of the year's most memorable shows Read more

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Cesar Ghisilieri

Silk Bath Collective and Soulpepper's anti-authoritarian tale cribs everything from 1984 to The Hunger Games Read more

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