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From a Dora Award-winning director and a kick-ass dancer to a singer/songwriter adapting her acclaimed album, here, in alphabetical order, are some folks heating up the 11-day Queen West performance fest Read more

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Holly Wyder's engaging solo show about dating and intimacy features a Choose Your Own Adventure-style drink menu Read more

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Holly M. Brinkman and S.E. Grummett's ribald outdoor adventure explores gender identity and sexuality Read more

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This short and sweet sketch show goes heavy on the laughs Read more

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Cat Montgomery strips down her set-up for her most personal cabaret Read more

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Based on the board game The Resistance, this improv show is fun but not revolutionary Read more

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Twin triple threats Sara and Alene Shanazarian bring serious chops and charisma to this show about Olson-obsessed wannabes Read more

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Stand-up comedian Eric Andrews' left-field performance is fascinating and full of vulnerability Read more

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Sketch show about boundaries in friendship is uneven but there are stand-out moments Read more

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Stand-up comics Habib Siam and Jean Paul have a lot in common but one is more polished than the other Read more

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Kooky sci-fi yarn about a musician/astronaut has amusing low-fi effects and catchy songs Read more

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Be sure to sit up close for this intriguing mix of flamenco dance and guitar music 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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The 150+ show festival doesn't kick off until Wednesday (July 3), but get your tickets now to catch works by these guaranteed scene-stealers Read more

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From a pop music legend and two Olivier Award-winning Canadians to one of the country's most eclectic artists performing behind bars, here are a bunch of folks serving up big drama in the new year Read more

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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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It was easy to feel down this year, but these talented artists – from theatre, comedy and dance – make us optimistic for the future Read more

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Last week, co-owners Gary Rideout Jr. and James Elksnitis threw a big bash for the comedy community to celebrate the institution that's changed people's lives and forever altered the scene Read more

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From fearless young dancers to a kickass comedy curator and several theatre veterans, here are some big talents heating up this season Read more

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Erika Batdorf's show about art and mental illness is enhanced by technology and strong performances Read more

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