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From award-winning actors to a jaw-dropping magician, here are some talents heating up the Fringe's 12-day winter festival Read more

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Christopher Morris's play about a member of Israel's volunteer rescue and recovery team conveys the vagaries of trauma with urgency Read more

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Duncan Macmillan's play about depression and mental illness makes for thrilling and deeply intimate theatre Read more

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Cesar Ghisilieri

Silk Bath Collective and Soulpepper's anti-authoritarian tale cribs everything from 1984 to The Hunger Games Read more

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Jeremy Mimnagh

Beatriz Pizano's one-woman show at Theatre Centre is a personal story of illness, dying and grief across geographical divides Read more

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Dahlia Katz

Sharp writing and skilled performances make this play a fascinating take on memory and denial Read more

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Dahlia Katz

Stacey Gregg's play about a non-binary teen convicted of sexual assault for not disclosing their gender is devastatingly brilliant Read more

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The theatre company firms up its new leadership team by recruiting the Crow's Theatre managing director Read more

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Michelle da Silva

A discussion on intergenerational issues in the queer theatre scene replaced a reading of Sky Gilbert's work after the LGBTQ playwright published a controversial poem addressed to trans artist and author Vivek Shraya. Read more

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Eric Woolfe's puppet-filled retro science fiction sex tragedy at Eldritch Theatre lives up to its bizarre premise Read more

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David Cooper

Remount of playwright Will Eno's Shaw Festival hit is a mesmerizing exploration of human interaction and impermanence Read more

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Buddies In Bad Times Theatre

The theatre has replaced a planned 40th-anniversary event with a public forum after cofounder Sky Gilbert published a poem criticizing author Vivek Shraya Read more

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Jeremy Mimnagh

Minimalist stage show about an emotionally charged trip to Poland demonstrates the power of theatre to make you think and feel Read more

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Cylla von Tiedemann

Jason Sherman’s play about the Canadian intellectual features a bravura lead performance by R.H. Thomson Read more

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Scott Gorman

Stage adaptation of the CanLit heavyweight's novella turns Greek myths on their heads, but it's sunk by a cluttered and uneven production Read more

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After a tough year, Toronto's largest not-for-profit theatre company looks to the future by hiring Dora Award-winning director of Kim's Convenience and Da Kink In My Hair for top job 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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After my Fringe show got panned, I had a brief cry, got over it, learned from my experience and lost some of my ego in the process Read more

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Gerard Allon

The acclaimed actor performs his mother's solo show about lesser-known Yiddish poet Itsik Manger at the Jewish fest Read more

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How an experimental Toronto play, which no one – including movie star Jodie Foster (!) – ever thought would make a movie, became one of the best, buzziest and timeliest TIFF premieres Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

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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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    photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

    Soulpepper, Kim's Convenience