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Three local theatre companies premiere new work (though not quite a new play) by renowned playwright John Patrick Shanley.
Two gripping plays examine the perils of front-line journalism and the ugliness of office bullying.
Russian melancholy gets an upbeat American makeover in the U.S. playwright's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
The Howland Theatre Company packs their studio space with a remount of TJ Dawe and Rita Bozi's innovative card-based show.
One cockle-doodle-doo of a 19th-century novelty act.
The playwright's Cake and Dirt is a funny but unfocused satire of the city’s elite, while Sky Gilbert’s latest, My Dinner With Casey Donovan, remembers a 1970s porn icon.
The National Ballet's Cheshire Cat is 25 feet long, takes eight people to manipulate, and is as mischievous as ever.
The House of Cards star is reliably appealing, but even she can’t save this misconceived production of a hit British play.
Tarragon Theatre continues its German fixation with Maria Milisavljevic's engrossing but enigmatic thriller.
The stories and music come from other places and times, but Canadian companies make two musicals their own, and for the better.
This stage adaptation of Trey Parker's student film and cult hit dines on the talent of the locally based comic ensemble.
Angela Lansbury delights in Blithe Spirit, while Sara Farb does an impressive double act in R-E-B-E-C-C-A.
There's charm and lust in this production, though the cruel intentions aren't razor sharp.
Ken Gass kicks off his second Canadian Rep season with a revisionist take on poet-lovers Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning.
Soulpepper Theatre gives Dario Fo’s classic police farce a timely Toronto makeover.
SummerWorks does winter with a new festival of provocative performances from around the globe.
Project: Humanity's verbatim theatre piece examining homophobia and racism—and the ways they intersect— steps boldly outside the format's usual bounds.
Canadian Stage's The Other Place turns a case of dementia into a psychological thriller.