Who better to take on Nurse than the multitalented Ellora Patnaik? Her portrayal of this “dream role” is unlike any before it in the radical retelling of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare in the Ruff.
Anticipate and be tantalized by 3 days of the arts in picturesque Lowville: a young – and altogether welcome – summer tradition that celebrates all of us local artists, everywhere.
Artist Josée Duranleau: “I am often surprised at where the work takes me. My original ideas tend to morph into something quite unexpected, and that strikes me as magical!”
“Our show is light and fun, but at its core, it’s about the power of love and how it can light up your life and fill the world with beauty and hope.” ~ Vanessa Sears on All Shook Up
Soulpepper’s music director Mike Ross says of concert theatre, “You’re going to hear music that you know, as if for the first time, performed by Toronto artists, inside a vital new context.”
Who better than Ins Choi to curate Soulpepper’s inaugural Tiger Bamboo, a free festival celebrating Asian Heritage Month with theatrical presentations, readings, and cabarets?
In anticipation of her appearance with 5 at the First, Canadian soprano Shannon Mercer chatted with SesayArts about singing in Russian, coffee, and the perils of bad advice.
Karine Boucher performs as Micaëla in the COC’s current production of Georges Bizet’s Carmen: “It is all about human emotion. Love, confusion, passion, strength…That is the beauty of Bizet.”
In YPT’s The Wizard of Oz, Alana Hibbert plays Auntie Em in Kansas and the titular Wizard in Oz (yes, that’s right – the wizard behind the curtain is a woman in this production!).
Thomas Goerz on Bizet’s Carmen: “My guess is, once in the theatre, you’ll have a hard time NOT singing along.”