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Tag Archive "musical-theatre"

The Stars of Mars

The Stars of Mars launches to Madcap Success: Theatre Sheridan Review

While Sheridan College is known for producing among the best theatre in town, true masterpieces are still rare. The Stars of Mars not only joins those ranks but is also the best instalment of the Canadian ...

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Theatre Review: Shaw’s Holiday Inn is happily in season

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Shaw Festival is playing Holiday Inn as a musical at their flagship Festival Theatre this year to expand their Christmastime offerings to audiences. Not every musical at Shaw is a success, and this one ...

Theatre Review: The Band’s Visit brings something different

Musical theatre is often associated with a style of entertainment that’s loud, bright, dynamic and exciting. But The Band’s Visit sets a musical in a small, modern desert village that wants nothing to do with ...

Little Shop of Horrors is a Little Disappointing

It’s hard to complain about such a wonderfully fun show like Little Shop of Horrors. While the first-rate production offers some great moments, it betrays some of what makes the show so likeable. And it ...

Theatre Review: Charlie is a chocolate coated Catastrophe

Have you ever left a chocolate bar in the car on a hot summer day, only to find it melted when you come back to it hours later? Do you remember your mixed feeling of ...

Fun Home

Theatre Review: A fabulous, heartbreaking Fun Home

There are few plays that achieve true dramatic greatness in the landscape of contemporary musical theatre.

Theatre Review: Come From Away comes home

The majestic Canadian musical Come From Away delivers on the lofty promise it made upon leaving for Broadway just over a year ago. The musical’s new production, now back in Toronto, has come home an ...

Theatre Review: The Gamble Delivers with Guys & Dolls

Musical lovers rejoice: whether you’ve seen Guys & Dolls a hundred times or never before, you’ve never seen a production as slick and satisfying as the one currently playing at the Stratford Festival of Canada ...

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Sheridan makes History with Tony Award Nomination for “Come From Away”

An enthusiastic crowd of staff, students, alumni and friends reacted with raucous applause at the news that Come From Away, the Broadway blockbuster musical that got its start at Sheridan, racked up a total of ...

Theatre Review: Senza Luce is a Sensational Light

It’s rare to find a new, completely original story in contemporary musical theatre. But there’s a blessing in Oakville with Senza Luce, and it’s world premiere production now playing at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus. The ...

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