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SummerWorks 2019

Anand Rajaram in Rohinton Mistry's The Scream, SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Henry Chan

Rohinton Mistry's The Scream wins production award, Encumbrance wins NOW Audience Choice Award at performance festival Read more

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Zuppa Theatre's interdisciplinary work performed at Sanderson Library is a hypnotic experience full of layers of facts and intrigue Read more

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Syreeta Hector in Black Ballerina

Photo by Jason Tse

Syreeta Hector's autobiographical solo show about race, culture and classical dance is thought-provoking and striking Read more

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Footnote Number 2 at SummerWorks, 2019

Photo by Matt Reznek

Experimental piece about reading a 13-year-old text with the hyper-awareness and sensitivities of today doesn't yet know where it wants to go Read more

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Cliff Cardinal

Photo by Nadya Kwansibenz

Cardinal's funny and profound show with music about growing up Canadian and Indigenous is first-rate entertainment Read more

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Tim Walker in White Heat at SummerWorks, 2019

Photo by Graham Isador

Graham Isador's work-in-progress about a journalist and an alt-right leader has the potential to become a hot-button-pushing piece of political theatre Read more

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805-4821 at SummerWorks, 2019

Photo by Callie Lugosi

Davis Plett's trans coming out story remarkably draws from Hamlet, a long Facebook conversation and fragments of childhood memories Read more

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Julie Tepperman in Worry Warts, SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Aaron Willis

Two-part experiential show about what's worrying you is full of fascinating details Read more

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Anand Rajaram's solo show is an expressionistic nightmare about class, empathy and aging Read more

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Bonjour Hi at SummerWorks, 2019

Photo by Cedric Laurenty

Fascinating interactive show asks deep questions about the value of participation Read more

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Hiraeth, SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Matt Carter

Solo show about a woman confronting her younger self is engaging but doesn't completely deliver on its promising idea Read more

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Crossing Into Lullaby at SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Henry Chan

Here are the latest reviews from the innovative West Queen West performance festival Read more

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Chris Dodd's play is a riveting and crucial story about the experience of marginalization Read more

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S. Bear Bergman's celebration of trans, nonbinary and gender-noncompliant people is refreshing and inclusive Read more

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Safe And Sorry at SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Peter Demas

Play about pickup culture is disturbing, funny and utterly intriguing Read more

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Crossing Into Lullaby at SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Henry Chan

Dian Marie Bridge's personal play has an undeniably compelling story at its core Read more

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Walkabout neighbourhood tour by a fictional Parking Enforcement Officer has legs Read more

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Jenn Goodwin's still-in-development outdoor dance piece is an intriguing look at perspective and motion Read more

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CHILD-ISH at SummerWorks 2019

Photo by Graham Isador

Show based on verbatim interviews with children aged 5 to 11 is funny, thoughtful and often revelatory Read more

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David Yee's play about Toronto's legendary experiment in student-run alternative education and co-op living is entertaining, informative and feels deeply relevant Read more

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