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Look, they can't all be winners.
We've got 10 good reasons to consider seeing dozens of the short and scrappy shows at this year's Toronto Fringe Festival.
One show went on to Broadway; others barely enlivened their stages.
A pioneer in interactive gaming and theatre, the UK's Blast Theory arrives in Toronto for the world premiere of My One Demand at Luminato.
At Luminato, Daniel MacIvor gets vulnerable for an intimate (and witty) solo show about the troubled American storyteller Spalding Gray.
Cliff Cardinal’s Stitch finds both comedy and tragedy in the out-of-control life of an internet porn star.
A hot New York City playwright skewers deeply complex attitudes towards the world's newest designated social group, Straight White Men.
Peter and the Starcatcher soars high with laughter and imagination, but Don Draper would prefer a dance with Sweet Charity.
Outside the March and Starvox Entertainment's curious pop-culture spectacle slowly transforms into thrilling fare.
Two indie remounts of now-classic Canadian / Torontonian plays focus on the comedic and poetic tribulations of true love, which never did run smooth.
Spoon River, Mr. Burns, and The Motherf**ker With the Hat are among the winners of this year’s Toronto Theatre Critics Awards.
Niagara's annual theatre fête kicks off with complementary—but unequal—productions of Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea and Shaw's You Never Can Tell.
Amy Nostbakken talks about bringing Ballad of the Burning Star, a controversial drag musical about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to Toronto.
In Drew Hayden Taylor’s gripping play, a residential-school survivor comes face-to-face with the Anglican minister she believes sexually abused her.
The Coal Mine Theatre's revival of August Strindberg's Creditors is a brilliant, brutal look at jealousy and marital breakdown.
Mac Fyfe returns to his Dora Award–winning role as the charismatic Canadian prime minister in VideoCabaret’s satirical history lesson, Trudeau and Lévesque.
At Buddies in Bad Times, Michel Marc Bouchard’s original play proves to be darker—and funnier—than the Xavier Dolan film.
Three local theatre companies premiere new work (though not quite a new play) by renowned playwright John Patrick Shanley.