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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 ...

Junk, Plants and Radios: Sheridan’s 2019 Festival of New Musicals

What does a Nottingham house full of garbage, two Amish girls growing marijuana, and a radio show by an Arizona teenager all have in common? Why, the Canadian Music Theatre Project 2019, of course.

Stratford’s new Othello is as stark as black and white

The Stratford Festival pioneers Canadian live theatre. In this year’s flagship Shakespearean production Othello, the ensemble creates a beautifully barren play from the classic text.

Theatre Review: Dear Toronto, Evan Hansen’s Here

It’s pretty rare Toronto produces its own full-on musical blockbuster. Now there’s someone new in the city’s downtown theatre scene, and the dear Evan Hansen is here with something to (reluctantly say.) And by golly ...

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 ...

March 2018-Oakville Centre

March 2018 Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

The March 2018 Oakville Centre performances are all about the music from Rosanne Cash to Tom Cochrane. The Berenstain Bears will keep the younger ones entertained during March Break. Oakville Players will perform a dark ...

Theatre Review: Shaw’s Scrooge Sings a New Christmas Carol

One of the greatest challenges in creating any famous story is making it enjoyable for audiences who know every word of it. That’s the best surprise – and delight – in Tim Carroll’s new production ...

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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