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In reviews of three recent productions, theatre writers and their editors have started giving away major plot points more

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Caryl Churchill's experimental play featuring 50 short vignettes gets an uneven production, despite a couple of fine performances more

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Jivesh Parasram blends storytelling, historical analysis of colonialism and first-hand accounts of everyday Canadian racism in powerful solo show more

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Despite great performances, Coal Mine’s play about cosmetics testing on humans rather than animals produces mixed results more

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Dahlia Katz

Julie Tamiko Manning and Adrienne Wong's play about hybrid identities will appeal to a wide audience, no matter your heritage more

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Simon Stephens's ensemble play about high school power dynamics and bullying will leave you shaken more

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Touring Broadway production of the revamped Gershwin musical features a clunky book and uneven acting and singing... but when it works it's heavenly more

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Modern Times Stage's remount of Guillermo Verdecchia’s 2006 play is bleak but full of moments of levity, love and hope more

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Revival of Julie Tamiko Manning and Adrienne Wong's Mixie & The Half Breeds dramatizes the mixed-race experience more

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Amal Clooney, The Magnetic Fields and Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina are among the artists and speakers coming to Toronto for the Luminato Festival in 2018 more

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JOSEPH HOWARTH

Colleen Wagner's play still has its flaws, but the Factory's new production referencing Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women packs a punch more

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Hannah Moscovitch’s play about a 1920s wife and mother hides behind its rhetoric and feels at times like a heritage project more

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Theatre Smith-Gilmour's imaginative adaptation of Victor Hugo's historical novel is ambitious and full of brilliant moments, but lacks a consistent tone more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

The modern twists in this adaptation of George Orwell's allegorical novella never feel forced or heavy-handed more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Some of director Alan Dilworth’s ideas are unclear, but a tightly bound ensemble lends this production undeniable power more

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Michael Cooper

Nina Lee Aquino’s culturally inclusive production of Michael Healey’s classic is fascinating but not always successful more

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Bryce Hodgson and Charlie Kerr's sibling comedy about hiding one’s true self hits home hard more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Maev Beaty and a stellar cast shine in Hannah Moscovitch's funny, profound and timely play more

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Racheal McCaig

The Chekhov Collective’s midwinter offering of Shakespeare’s summery play should warm even the most iced-over hearts more

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Drew Hayden Taylor’s play about an Indigenous man at odds with a privileged white woman is marred by an obvious imbalance in the script more

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    Dean Wilson and Ann Livingston in a scene from: FIX: The Story of an Addicted City a feature documentary directed by Nettie Wild

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    Alejandro Santiago

    Robert Abudo (left), Liz Peterson and Danielle Baskerville improvise gestures in Declarations.

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    Soulpepper, Kim's Convenience