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Damien Atkins's solo show about extraterrestrial beings is entertaining but doesn't need all the metatheatrical commentary Read more

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Despite a fine cast, Richard Klagsbrun's academic satire falls flat as commentary, critique and comedy Read more

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Here are reviews of every show at the Fringe's boutique winter theatre festival Read more

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Entertaining homage to song and dance man Gene Kelly recreates some classic numbers Read more

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The festival's first site-specific show is a nail-biting, clock-ticking drama about one of the most urgent issues of our time Read more

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Anonymously written play based on real events is essential viewing in the aftermath of #MeToo Read more

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New musical about a woman with Foreign Accent Syndrome is charming, sharp and romantic Read more

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Double biography about two people living with guide dogs is surprising, humorous and deeply moving Read more

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Matthew MacKenzie's politically charged black comedy is set in the wake of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire Read more

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Presented entirely in Inuktitut, this evocative show consisting of five stories from Inuit lore provides a feast for the senses Read more

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Ali Joy Richardson's drama explores bullying, consent and other urgent themes with startling ease and theatricality Read more

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Drama inspired by the true story of Jennifer Pan, the Vietnamese-Canadian woman who ordered a hit on her parents, is emotional and exhilarating Read more

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Playwright Ho Ka Kei and director Jonathan Seinen find an urgent political and cultural dimension in the mythical story Read more

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He’s off base in his characterization of Stephen Harper, but the play’s so deft and funny that you won’t mind Read more

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Illusionist and mentalist Nicholas Wallace's magic show lives up to its title Read more

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Even though I didn't laugh as much as my knee-slapping seat mates, I appreciated the craft and the commitment that went into this touring farce Read more

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Nick Green's play about an interview between a celebrated violinist and an ambitious journalist sets off lots of dramatic sparks Read more

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Diana Bang's solo show about a troubled Korean-Canadian woman who invokes her ancestors is full of potential but needs a stronger script Read more

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Minh Ly’s drama is a moving exploration of grief across several cultural divides Read more

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Variety show about sex crams a bit too much into 30 minutes, but the performers' enthusiasm is infectious Read more

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