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Shannon Currie and Matthew Gin in The Jungle, Tarragon, 2019

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Two-hander based on Upton Sinclair's eye-opening novel about exploited workers is urgent and timely, especially in an election year Read more

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Tarragon season opener gives Seana McKenna a great role, but the play's characters don't develop far past their archetypes Read more

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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

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Vivien Endicott-Douglas and Michaela Washburn in Guarded Girls at the Tarragon

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Playwright Charlotte Corbeil-Coleman gives her characters' stories life and potent dramatic force 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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Norman Yeung's complex play about academic freedom starts off well but devolves disappointingly into a thriller Read more

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Djanet Sears's richly detailed prequel to Shakespeare's Othello says a lot about race, power and relationships Read more

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Two-person variety show combining music, clown and romantic advice is a mixed bag Read more

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Creative and darkly funny play shows how surveillance and data mining affects our daily lives Read more

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Dennie Theodore's play about dating in middle age is cute and comical but lacks an edge Read more

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Trent Arterberry's autobiographical show about four decades as a professional mime and children's entertainer is informative but a little shallow Read more

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What should be a fun interactive drinking show goes down the drain because of the venue's constraints** Read more

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Sarah Kane's disturbing, poetic play gets a searing revival Read more

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Alyson Parovel's entertaining solo show about autism is important, moving and never didactic Read more

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Tamara Bick and Drew Antzis's show about resolving their marital problems gets our vote Read more

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Sibling clown duo's hilarious new show keeps you engaged from start to finish Read more

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This is MacKay's first attempt at full-length storytelling, and it shows Read more

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Keith Alessi's solo show about finding his life's second act feels self-indulgent when he's just playing the banjo Read more

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Solo storyteller's journey is rivetting from start to finish Read more

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Solo performance piece about deaf identity wants to be radical but ends up conventional Read more

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